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Last revised on 01/19/2009

We have a variety of publications available for purchase in our gift shop.  All books are on local history and many are written by local authors.  If you see a work below that you are interested in, you can download an order form by clicking here.


Willams County's First Settlers

by Heath C. Patten



A Guide to Williams County History

by Richard Cooley & Kevin Maynard



Temple of Justice

by Richard Cooley & Kevin Maynard



Historical Narratives of Williams County

by Charles Grim



Stories of the Fountain City

by Paul Van Gundy



Vignettes of Bryan



How Private Peck Put Down the Rebellion

by Donald Allison, fwd.     



Hell on Belle Isle

by Donald Allison     



One Room Schools

by Myrna Grove     



Montpelier, Ohio 1845-1976



Hometown Band: 150 Years of Music and History in Bryan, Ohio

by William L. Culbertson


City of Bryan Fire Department:  150 Years of Service and Dedication    by Douglas A. Pool                                                                                $12.50