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Punxsutawney Area Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 286
The Jenks Room of the Lattimer House
400 W. Mahoning St.
Punxsutawney, PA 15767

Books -- Local History

  1. “1949 Punxsutawney Centennial - 100 years of progress 1849-1949”
    2009 reprint (includes business index)
    Softcover $3
  2. Jefferson County: an Illustrated History
    County bicentennial edition published with updated information on county history
    Briggs, Curry, Deible and Sterret, 2004
    Hardcover $25
  3. “Jefferson County’s Kate M. Scott: A Biography Did She or Didn’t She?”
    Carole A. Briggs, 2014
    Softcover $35
  4. Henderson Township Commemorative History 1857-2007
    A 150-year history of Henderson Twp., Jefferson Co., from before settlement to 2007, includes historic maps
    Edited by Shirley J. Sharp, 2007
    Softcover $18
  5. "The Great American Dream"
    The story about Mayport native James R. Doverspike
    By local author Janet R. Sady
    Softcover $11.95
  6. "Pioneers of Second Fork"
    The story of pioneers settling on the Susquehanna River (including Punxsutawney Winslows)
    By James P. Burke, 2009
    Softcover $15.99
  7. "History of the 105th Regiment PA Volunteers".
    Reprint edition of Jefferson County Civil War history, 1877
    Kate M. Scott
    Softcover $30
  8. "Groundhog Day"
    The true story of Punxsuawney's Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil
    Bill Anderson (late publisher of Hometown Magazine), 2006
    Colorfully illustrated
    Softcover $6
  9. "Memories of the One room School"
    Second printing featuring Punxsutawney Area Schools
    Frank J. Basile, 1990 Softcover $10
  10. "A Sound in the Night:
    A faith-based book for comfort and healing in the midst of personal tragedy in 1991, as told by Marilyn (Curry) Zimmerman and her family
    By local author Janet R. Sady Softcover $11.95

Prints & Reprints -- Local History

  1. "Groundhog Day Legend"
    2006 Groundhog Day Special
    Original "pulled" color print
    Whimiscal multi-colored interpretation of our special day
    By noted regional artist, Mary Hamilton
    Unmatted $20
  2. B.R.&P Railway Passenger Station
    Color lithograph
    By late Punxsutawney native and Society member, Roger Williams
    Unmatted $5
  3. "The Legend"
    The ponkis and Punxnsutawney's name
    7x12 & 8x10 prints By local artist Robin McIlvaine
    Matted $5
  4. "Punxsutawney 1895"
    Panoramic "bird's-eye view" drawing
    Reprint of black & white lithogrqph
    Unmatted $15
  5. Map of Jefferson County 1908
    Reprint showing towns, streetcar lines and roads
    Unmatted $5
  6. Map of Jefferson County 1878
    Reprint from 1878 Caldwell's Illustrated Atlas
    Unmatted $5

Other Items Exclusive to Punxsutawney Area History

      Pennsylvania Roadside Marker Magnets
        Groundhog Day
        -Gobblers' Knob
        Charles J. Margiotti
        -Rt.436 at Calvary Cemetery

        Color Post Cards relating to Punxsutawney and its "name of origin" from area's Native American history $.50
          Native American "Wojak legend" (woodchuck)
          The local "ponki" (sandfly) origin of Punxsutawney name
          Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney's folklore celebration

          Post Card Sets - colorful 1940s era postcards of Punxsutawney landmarks
          Individual cards $.20
          Set of 5 identical cards $1
          Set of 9 different cards $1.50)

          (1) North Findley Street Post Office
          (2) B.P.O. Elks Temple Building
          (3) F.S. Jackson School
          (4) Eagles Lodge Building
          (5) Adrian Hospital/Maternity Building
          (6) SS.C.D. Church
          (7) Punxsutawney Country Club
          (8) Indiana Street Bridge/Flood Control
          (9) Punxsutawney Groundhog

Any item described above may be ordered from:
PAHGS, PO Box 286, Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Phone 814.938.2555
Sales tax, shipping and handling added.
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