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From Tavern To Town, Revisited
an Architectural History of
Hickory, North Carolina  ©2004

by Albert Keiser, Jr.
and Angela May
230 pp

The highly acclaimed 1988 chronicle of the architectural and historical roots of Hickory, North Carolina returns with new, updated information.   Local historian Albert Keiser, Jr. and Angela May, a student of historic preservation, have teamed to create an expanded architectural record of Hickory that is unsurpassed and reflects the passage of
time.

From Tavern To Town, Revisited is not just a story of how this city grew from stagecoach stop and resting place to one of North Carolina’s largest economic centers. It is also a book detailing the history and legacy of historic preservation in Hickory. The private and public stewardship of Hickory’s architectural heritage is well documented in From Tavern To Town. Readers will find in this book both an outstanding reference and a must-see book for friends, guests and families.  

Hardcover  $20.00


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LOST HICKORY: A COMPENDIUM OF VANISHED LANDMARKS © 2010

By Leslie Keller
192 pp

is an illustrated compilation of architecturally and historically significant buildings that are no longer standing.   Skillfully presented by author and local historian Leslie Keller, this book is certain to become the definitive reference to remember the built environment of Hickory’s past.   Regardless of fire, neglect, or urban renewal readers can appreciate the value of historic preservation by reflecting on the loss of these treasures.

Hardcover $25.00


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Softcover $14.95


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Nora’s and the Maple Grove Dairy: Growing Up in 19th c.
Hickory, North Carolina © 2013

By Jeanie Sullivan
56 pp

This is a fact-based fictional story of young Nora Shuford, the daughter of one of Hickory’s most prominent pioneer families.   Author Jeanie Sullivan expertly captured the spirit of hope and excitement from a child’s perspective in western North Carolina of the 1880’s.     Children of the 2nd to 4th grade reading level will especially enjoy Nora and the Maple Grove Dairy, but the age for all readers of this wonderful book is timeless.

The Book is a creative combination of two separate 34-page English language and 34-page Spanish language versions.   All pages contain unique, colored illustrations by artist Robert Winter, a professor emeritus of art at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory.   The skillful design, layout, and publication is the work of Allegra Printing Company of Hickory.

Paperback $15.00


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Nora’s Dream: Growing Up in 19th c.
Hickory, North Carolina © 2008

By Jeanie Sullivan
56 pp

This is a fact-based fictional story of young Nora Shuford, the daughter of one of Hickory’s most prominent pioneer families.     Author Jeanie Sullivan has expertly captured the spirit of hope and excitement from a child’s perspective in western North Carolina of the 1880’s.     Children of the 2nd to 4th grade reading level will especially enjoy Nora’s Dream, but the age for all readers of this wonderful book is timeless.

The Book is a creative combination of two separate 28-page English language and 28-page Spanish language versions.   All pages contain unique, colored illustrations by artist Robert Winter, a professor of art at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory.   The skillful design, layout, and publication is the work of American Speedy Printing Company of Hickory.

Paperback $15.00


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