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Below is a list of books currently available in our bookstore. Some books are subject to availability. CCHA members receive 10% off most books. (Exclusions apply.) Prices do not include tax (7% for NC residents) or shipping. To purchase a book we welcome you to make arrangements over the phone at the Museum of History: 828.465.0383. We accept Visa and Mastercard.


  Title Price
1860 Slave Schedule: Catawba County
compiled by William M. Lentz Jr Limited Quantities
1860 Slave Schedule: Lincoln County
compiled by William M. Lentz Jr
A Glow from the Lamp
by Ruth Proctor
A History of Catawba County
edited by Charles J. Preslar Jr
Architecture of Piedmont of NC (hardcover)
by Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern
Architecture of Western of NC (hardcover)
by Catherine W. Bishir and Jennifer F. Martin
Architecture of Western of NC (softcover)
by Catherine W. Bishir and Jennifer F. Martin
Balls Creek Campmeeting: 150 Years of Faith, Family and Friends
Baseball in Catawba County
by Tim Peeler and Brian McLawhorn
Black and White: The Story of Harriet Harshaw and "Squire" James Alfred Dula
by Leslie Dula McKesson
Limited Quantities
Blue (hardcover)
by Joyce Moyer Hostetter
Blue (softcover)
by Joyce Moyer Hostetter
Carolina Arcadia
by Gary Freeze

Catawba Clay
by Barry G. Huffman
Limited Quantities

Catawba Journey
by Linda Baker Huffman
Catawbans Vol. 1 - Crafters of a NC Co.
by Gary Freeze
Catawbans Vol. 2 - Pioneers in Progress
by Gary Freeze
Dancing Without Walls
by Lee Harper
Electrifying the Piedmont Carolinas
by Robert F. Durden
Exceptional Care, a Century Strong: The History of Frye Regional Medical Center
by Michael Barrick
  Flour Milling Machinery
by Nordyke & Marmon Co.
  For Millers in the Making
edited by Edgar S. Miller
Limited Quantities
  From Poverty to Success
by Weddie N. Gabriel
Fruit of the Vine
by Peter R. McGuire
George Rabb: The Civil War Memoir of a Catawba County Tar Heel
edited by Rebecca Ikerd Alghrary
Limited Quantities
Good Food Good Times
compiled by B. D. Griffin
Grandmother's House & Other Writings
by Dr. Fred T. Foard Jr
  Grist and Flour Mills in Ontario
by Felicity L. Leung
Hart Square: One Man's Passionate Preservation of North Carolina's Pioneer Heritage
by Dr. Robert W. Hart III
Back in Stock!
Hayfields and Ploughshares
by Neal D. Wilfong
Her First 100 Years: Penelope Baptist Church
by Faye Richie Abernathy and Loree Weaver Greenhill
Hickory Motor Speedway
by W. D. Washburn
  Isa & Ade: The Descendants of a South Mountain Family
by Lee Roy Smith
James Leffel's Improved Turbine Waterwheel
by James Leffel & Co.
John Smyer Plain Deutsch Pioneer
by Ianne Smyer
Leffel's Construction of Mill Dams & Book Walter's Millwright and Mechanic
by James Leffel & Co.
Live Radio
by R. Duane Cozzen
Looking Back, Marching Forward (softcover)
by Flora Belle Abernethy
My Dear Father and Mother
compiled by Karen L. Clinard and Richard Russell
  Nora's Dream
by Jeanie Sullivan
North Carolina Pottery
by Barbara Stone Perry
Limited Quantities
Old Mills in the Midwest
by Leslie C. Swanson
Limited Quantities
Old Wounds
by Steven Shaffer
  One Wise Man
by Lorena Shell Eaker
Philip Moose in Blowing Rock
by Francie Troy and Sue Glenn
Plenty More in the Pot
by Udean Burke
Pocket Full of Memories
by Marcia Snyder Copper
Pocket Full of Memories Study Guide
by Marcia Snyder Copper
Quest for the Limit
by Michael S. Marsh
Remembering Charles Kuralt
by Ralph Grizzle
She is Not Yet Finished - Newton History
by Gary Freeze
So Close to My Heart
by Gary Freeze
Spirit Up the People
by Taylor Biggs Lewis
Startown School History 1904 - 2004
by W. R. Lutz Jr
Still Fighting the Civil War
by David R. Goldfield
The Story of a Wonderful Flour Mill
by Anglo-American Mill Co.
The Versatile Millstone
by Jon A Sass
The Wike Family Descendants
by Monte and Noma Wike
Through Storm and Fire
by Louise Barkley
Treatise Relative to the Testing of Waterwheels and Machinery
by James Emerson
Valley Ablaze: Pottery Tradition in the Catawba Valley
by Jason Harpe and Brian Dedmond, Photography by M. Dawn Crouse
Video Games and Machine Guns: A Wyoming Marine in Afghanistan
by Thomas K. O'Neal
Voices from Baseball in Catawba County
by Tim Peeler and Frank Mofford
Water Power Equipment Bulletin No. 100
by Fitz Water Wheel Co.
Waterwheels in the Service of British Columbia's Pioneers
by Wallace L. Liddicoat
Windmills and Water Mills of Long Island
by Sr Anne Frances Pulling & Gerald A. Leeds
Windmills of New England
by Daniel Lombardo
Worthy of Record: The Civil War and Reconstruction Diaries of Columbus Lafayette Turner
edited by Kenrick N. Simpson
Yesterday's Child
by Dorothy Sigmon Holbrook
Yoder Family History
by Fred R. Yoder
Yount Family History
by Edith Warren Huggins