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Gifts

Gift Shopping at the Huron Historical Society

Huron Historical Society books, prints and DVDs make great gifts for friends and family. To order, please contact us.

Books

Not To Be Forgotten Times: Huron, A Great Lakes Port Vol. 1

This is the first in a series of books about the history of Huron, Ohio from the 1700s to 1880. The book depicts the area’s early inhabitants, from prehistoric Indians to the white men and women who founded and settled Huron.

Minimum Donation: $20.00

S/H: $2.50

 

Not to be Forgotten Times: Huron, A Village Comes of Age Vol. 2

The second in a series of books about the history of Huron, Ohio from 1880 to 1929, this volume features the stories of the businesses that defined Huron and the people who lived, worked and died during these prosperous times.

Minimum Donation: $20.00

S/H: $2.50

 

If purchasing both volumes, a donation of $37.50 is requested.

S/H: $4.75

 

Prints

Old Downtown Huron, Ohio 1957 by Huron artist Owen Felton

This is a numbered, limited edition print sized to fit a standard 16” x 20” matt and frame. The print depicts downtown Huron before urban renewal.

Minimum Donation: $38.00

S/H: $8.95

 

The Golden Age by Mansfield, Ohio artist Kinley Shogren

The 13 ½” x 18 ¼” prints are signed and numbered by the artist. The Golden Age was built by Valentine Fries in 1883 at Fries Landing on the Huron River near Milan, Ohio and launched in Huron. The schooner was 287 feet in length and at the time was the largest vessel built on the Great Lakes.

Minimum Donation: $60.00

S/H: $8.95

 

Huron Ore Dock by Bruce Dickens

This color copy was produced for the Nickel Plate Road Historical Society’s convention held in Huron in 2009. Made from a Bruce Dickens print, it features the Fairbanks-Morse “Baby Trainmaster” switcher working at the Huron Dock.

Minimum Donation: $5.00

S/H: $4.50

 

DVDS

Downtown Interrupted, Huron’s Urban Renewal Experience

This fascinating and informative documentary tells the story of Huron’s controversial urban renewal project and the animosity it sparked between those who supported the program and those who did not. Includes extra photos of Huron during the urban renewal period.

Minimum Donation: $15.00 members, $20.00 non-members

S/H: $5.95

 


Huron: My Hometown, a Series of Oral Histories

In celebration of Huron’s bicentennial in 2008 the Huron Historical Society and Huron Public Library produced a series of five DVDs featuring 19 interviews with local residents. You can learn the history of our area through the eyes of those who lived it.

Minimum Donation: $30.00 members, $35 non-members

S/H: $5.95

 


Legacy of the Huron Docks

In 1882 Huron, Ohio became the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad’s port on Lake Erie for the shipping of iron ore and coal. For the next 100 years the docks played an integral part in Huron’s progress and economic growth. This documentary explores the impact of the docks on Huron and its residents.

Minimum Donation: $20 members, $25 non-members

S/H: $5.95

 

 

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