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From Tavern To Town
an Architectural History of
Hickory, North Carolina  ©2017

by Leslie Keller
50th Anniversary Edition

The revised, expanded, and redesigned 50th-Anniversary edition of From Tavern to Town: An Architectural History of Hickory, North Carolina, published by the Hickory Landmarks Society.
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Retail price: $38.00 hardback, $25.00 softback
Members: $34.20 hardback, $22.75 softback
Shipping: $5.00
Fees do not apply if picked up at Maple Grove

Hardcover Member and Libraries:  $34.20


Softcover Member and Libraries: $22.75:


Harcover Non-Member $38.00


SoftCover Non-Member: $25.00:


Shipping and Handling on all publications except the above is $4.00
Membership Discount on all e-store books and merchandise.

Hickory Centennial Celebration,
A Century of Progress  ©1970
(Limited Supply)

by the Hickory Centennial Committee
96 pp

Vintage, out of print booklet commemorating the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Hickory in 1870.   Fully illustrated with photographs and illustrations, this edition, published in 1970, includes brief histories of such topics as Hickory tavern, Piedmont Wagon company, Shuford Mills, various industries and government agencies,  educational institutions, churches, parks, cultural organizations, persons of note, and hospitals.  A definite collector’s item as the City nears 150 years old in 2020.  A cache was acquired by the Hickory Landmarks Society in the 1980’s.

Soft Cover: $10 plus shipping:


Soft Cover Member Discount: $7.50 plus shipping:

 

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


Hardcover Member Discount: $18.75 plus shipping:


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


Member Discount: $11.25 plus shipping:


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


Member Discount: $11.25 plus shipping:

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