Museum Gift Shop
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
- “1949 Punxsutawney Centennial - 100 years of progress 1849-1949”
2009 reprint (includes business index)
- Jefferson County: an Illustrated History
County bicentennial edition published with updated
information on county history
Briggs, Curry, Deible and Sterret, 2004
- “Jefferson County’s Kate M. Scott: A Biography Did She or Didn’t She?”
Carole A. Briggs, 2014
- 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
- "The Great American Dream"
The story about Mayport native James R. Doverspike
By local author Janet R. Sady
- "Pioneers of Second Fork"
The story of pioneers settling on the Susquehanna River (including Punxsutawney Winslows)
By James P. Burke, 2009
- "History of the 105th Regiment PA Volunteers".
Reprint edition of Jefferson County Civil War history, 1877
Kate M. Scott
- "Groundhog Day"
The true story of Punxsuawney's Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil
Bill Anderson (late publisher of Hometown Magazine), 2006
- "Memories of the One room School"
Second printing featuring Punxsutawney Area Schools
Frank J. Basile, 1990
- "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
Prints & Reprints -- Local History
- "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
- B.R.&P Railway Passenger Station
By late Punxsutawney native and Society member, Roger Williams
- "The Legend"
The ponkis and Punxnsutawney's name
7x12 & 8x10 prints
By local artist Robin McIlvaine
- "Punxsutawney 1895"
Panoramic "bird's-eye view" drawing
Reprint of black & white lithogrqph
- Map of Jefferson County 1908
Reprint showing towns, streetcar lines and roads
- Map of Jefferson County 1878
Reprint from 1878 Caldwell's Illustrated Atlas
Other Items Exclusive to Punxsutawney Area History
Pennsylvania Roadside Marker Magnets
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
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
(4) Eagles Lodge Building
(5) Adrian Hospital/Maternity Building
(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
Sales tax, shipping and handling added.
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