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FAMILY HISTORIES
History of Bland County

 We are pleased to announce the arrival of the Bland County Historical Society's long anticipated new book, FAMILY HISTORIES OF BLAND COUNTY VIRGINIA. The 632-page, hard-bound book contains 124 Bland County family histories that were submitted by the public and includes many photographs and a complete index containing over 8500 names.

This book sells for $35.00 each at the BCHS office

Shipping is $5.00 each.
HISTORY OF BLAND COUNTY
History of Bland County

 Book published by the Bland County Centennial Corporation in 1992. Features 458 pages of Bland County history, including many photographs, and includes an index. This book sells for $25.00 each at the BCHS office, or can be shipped for $33.00 each.

This book sells for $25.00 each at the BCHS office

Shipping is $5.00 each.


Images of America
Archer Book

IMAGES OF AMERICA, BLAND COUNTY, by William R. “Bill” Archer, 2011, 127 pages. The book contains hundreds of  black and white photos of people, places, and events in Bland County’s history.

 

 This book sells for $25 at the BCHS office.

 

Shipping is $5.00

Cover of Ivy Jackson Booklet  Booklet on
The Lynching of Ivy Jackson

8.5" x 11", 32 pp.

The Society plans to publish more booklets in this Bland County Historical Glimpses series, which will feature historic events in Bland County, Virginia.
This book sells for $10.00 at the BCHS office.

Shipping is $5.00
 
CCC Camp Book cover  This book provides a history of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the CCC Camp at Bastian. It covers the history of the CCC, how the camps were set up, how they operated, and what they accomplished during the 9 years in Bastian. Special attention was given to describe Bastian's Camp Cherokee. There is also a description of the work projects completed in Bland County during those years. The book has 120 pages, 4 pages of local pictures, and a pull-out centerfold.
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This book sells for $20.00 at the BCHS office.


Shipping is $5.00
 
Sharon Springs book cover  This book provides a history of Sharon College in Ceres This book sells for $15.00 at the BCHS office.


Shipping is $5.00
 

David Miller Book
Miller Family
John Harvey and Minnie Catherine Wright Miller with their oldest child Edgar Lorenzo Miller (standing center), David Stafford (center sitting, who was the father of Dr. David Miller II), and their sister, Stella (sitting in her mother's lap). Photo taken about 1899.

The book is a 10 ½ x 8 ½ soft cover volume, containing 164 pages of Miller family history, including: black & white and color photographs, copies of land grants, letters, Confederate records, marriage certificates, land deeds, maps, etc.
This book sells for $25.00 at the BCHS office.

Shipping is $5.00
  
Book cover Life Along Walker Creek, A Story About Sarah Jane Mustard Byrnes During the Year 1862-1865 by Robert Hetherington. This historical novel has just been published, and is available exclusively at the Society gift shop.

Sarah Jane Mustard Byrnes was the great-great grandmother of Bob Hetherington. Sarah’s life was greatly impacted by the Civil War, and her life story represented countless others, regardless of their side in the conflict.

This soft cover book, containing 134 pages, is dedicated to the memory of Hetherington’s wife, Judith “Judy” Lynn Shoulars Hetherington (1947-2010), with whom he shared forty-one great years of marriage.

This book is a “must read” for folks living throughout our wonderful county, and beyond.  See More.
The book  sells for $20.00 each at the BCHS office
 Shipping is $5.00 each
LOCAL HISTORY BOOKS FOR SALE. The Society also has the following books on Bland County for sale:  (add $5 if you want a book shipped)
THE STONES BEAR WITNESS, Vol. 1 by Parke C. Bogle and Jo Ann Tickle Scott, 1999. This book contains cemetery listings of graveyards in Bland County and is indexed. This book sells for $35.00 each at the BCHS office
THE STONES BEAR WITNESS, Vol. 2 by Jo Ann Tickle Scott and Mr. & Mrs. H. G. Richardson, Jr, 1999. A listing of the more obscure graveyards in Bland County, indexed. $30.00
1890 BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA PROPERTY TAX RECORDS – Denise Smith $30.00
 JOURNAL OF DR. JOHN HOWE HOGE 1877-1896 – Robert & Judith Hetherington $45.00
BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILL BOOK 1:
1861-1901 – Parke C. Bogle
$15.00
BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEED BOOK 1:
1861-1869 – Parke C. Bogle 
$15.00
1870 BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA CENSUS – Parke C. Bogle  $15.00
1880 BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA CENSUS – Parke C. Bogle  $28.00
1920 BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA CENSUS – Parke C. Bogle  $20.00
MARRIAGES OF BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA:
1861-1929 – JoAnn Tickle Scott
$45.00
MARRIAGES OF BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA:
1930-1957 – JoAnn Tickle Scott
$70.00
BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA OBITUARIES AND DEATH RECORDS – 1861-1890 – Parke C. Bogle  $25.00
MORE OBITUARIES OF BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA
1870-2004 – Parke C. Bogle 
$35.00
BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA COURT ORDER BOOK:
1884-1891 – Parke C. Bogle 
$33.00
BLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA COURT ORDER BOOK:
1872-1877 – Parke C. Bogle 
$33.00
HAM, LAMB, RAM, BULL, BEEF, AND BEAR, THE HUMOR IN A LIFETIME OF MEDICAL PRACTICE - J. Judson Booker, III, M.D. $15.00
BLAND HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1959, MEMORIES - Geraldine Lambert Coffman $15.00
GROWING UP POOR, BUT RICHLY BLESSED, MEMORIES OF MY CHILDHOOD IN 1940'S AND 1950'S - Geraldine Lambert Coffman $15.00
PRECIOUS MEMORIES HOW THEY LINGER - Geraldine Lambert Coffman $23.00
BLAND COUNTY VIRGINIA, BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY; WONDERFUL PEOPLE - Geraldine Lambert Coffman $25.00
BLAND COUNTY VIRGINIA, More about GOD'S BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY; and some of it's wonderful people - Geraldine Lambert Coffman $23.00

THE JOYS OF VISITING GRANDPARENTS IN THE COUNTRY. Geraldine Lambert Coffman.(An illustrated children's book.)

$17.00
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