Below are some items we currently have for sale through the Swanton Historical Society. Profits from the sale of the merchandise below goes to fund our museum and projects.
The History of the Town of Swanton
By Rev. John B. Perry and George Barney
The rare edition, History of the Town of Swanton by Rev. John B. Perry and George Barney, published in 1882, has been reprinted. The book is printed on acid-free paper and the hardcover bindings are Class-A archival quality.
The price is $35.00 plus shipping.
History of Swanton
Complied and Edited by Rod Ledoux
Published in 1988, this edition has numerous photos of Swanton’s history and writings by local residents, past and present. The book is printed on acid-free paper, and the hardcover bindings are Class-A archival quality.
The price is $45.00 plus shipping.
The Best Postcards of Franklin County
Coordinated by Peter S. Mallett & Cover Design by James Murphy
Numerous Franklin County historical societies and individuals sponsored the reproduction of these old postcards. Included is a brief history of the postcard, as well as postcard photographers of Franklin County. The book is spiral-bound and was published in 1996.
The price is $15.00 plus shipping.
Swanton Historical Society Collectors’ Mugs
Feature a high resolution color photograph. This photograph was first printed on paper.
Then under a special process of heat and pressure, the photograph was transferred to the mug and absorbed by the polymer coating. Mugs are microwavable and dishwasher safe for top rack only.
The price is $10.00 plus shipping.
“West Station” Mug
Front: Photo of West Station taken by Richard Gadue.
Back: “The West Swanton Station Depot
“St. J & LC Covered Bridge” Mug
Front: St. J & LC Covered Bridge taken by Richard Gadue.
Back: “The St. J & LC “Town-Pratt style covered railroad bridge was built in 1898. It was 369 feet long and was the longest bridge of its kind remaining in the United States when it was destroyed by fire by 1987.”