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BATAVIA: AUGUST 2014
Edited by Dennis Nichols
This book is an illustrated anthology of Batavia. It contains 29 chapters. Eleven of the chapters were written by Rosanna Hoberg and appeared as a Batavia History for the village’s sesquicentennial in 1964. Six other authors contributed chapters: Peter A. Barnes, Richard Crawford, Ron Hill, Katy Kleinwachter, Cindy Johnson, and James B. Swing. The book is illustrated with many rare old photograph.
WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC BATAVIA
By Kathy Barbeau Lenne
Illustrated by: Sally Fox
Eighteen houses are described in this book including an illustration of each. A detailed map of their location is included.
CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO
CIVIL WAR SITES
By Ron Hill
Clermont County Civil War Commemorative Committee Clermont County Historical Society – $6.39
A 32 page guide to the sites in Clermont County that are associated with the Civil War. Four sites concern General U.S. Grant; eight sites relate to Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s Raid and eight sites cover other locations. There is a listing of cemeteries within Clermont County where Civil War veterans are buried.
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Historic Clermont County
An Illustrated History
The first county wide history book in 100 years, this indexed book will interest both the historian and the curious county resident. A glimpse at the past 200 years in Clermont County, Ohio.
9X12 Hardcover Coffee Table Book
A Clermont County, Ohio Historical Society publication.
Clermont County – 1880
Illustrations and biographical sketches of it’s prominent men and pioneers.
An exhaustive history of Clermont County from its earliest existence to 1880.
Twenty chapters plus History of the Townships and Villages. Chapters include:
1. The Ohio Valley and Geography.
2. Geology and Mineralogy
4. Prehistoric Races.
5. The Indian Occupancy.
6. Land Grants, Titles and Surveys.
7. The First white Settlers.
8. Boundaries and Subdivisions.
9. County Buildings.
10. The County Officers.
11. Commissioners Proceedings.
12. General Statistics
13. Agricultural and Mechanical Societies.
14. Judicial History.
16. Learned Professions and Medical Societies.
17. History of Press and Authors.
18. Educational and Religious organizations.
19. Distinguished Citizens. 20 Military History.
557 pages. Every-name index compiled by the Clermont County Genealogical Society.
$65.00 this publication is currently out of stock.
Amelia Village History – First Edition
Dedicated to the Progress of the village, Incorporated December 20, 1900
Published by the Amelia Area Historical Society
A history of the village of Amelia, Ohio. Chapters include: 1. In the Beginning, 2. How they traveled, 3. Where they Worshipped, 4. School Days, 5.Post Office, 6. How they Earned a Living, 7. How they Amused Themselves, 8. Protection-Fire and Police, 9. Government, 10. Hall of Fame, 11. Miscellaneous Bits and Pieces, and 12. Community Progress and Annexations. 122 pages
Clermont County Ohio
First Edition 1993 – $15.00
Amelia Village History
Clermont County Ohio-Second Edition – 2003
Publish by Amelia Area Historical Society
The book is divided into six chapters. Charter 1 includes various articles on life in Amelia, 2. Listing of Amelia Mayors and persons of extended service, 3. Driving Tour of Amelia Area Historical Sites, 4. Amelia Area loses Nine Men in the Vietnam War, 5. A timeline of Amelia History. and 6. Amelia’s History in Sport. 195 pages
Railroad of 3 Gauges
The Cincinnati, Georgetown & Portsmouth Railroad
and Felicity & Bethel Railroad
By David McNeil
This book was published in 1986 and has been out of print for several years. With the permission of the author, the Clermont County Historical Society has reprinted a limited number of copies and now offers them for sale.
The Cincinnati, Georgetown & Portsmouth Railroad was organized in 1873 and operated until 1934. It ran from Carrel St. in Cincinnati to Georgetown, Ohio. There were branches to Coney Island, Cincinnati Waterworks, Batavia, Felicity and Russellville. This 564 page book is a comprehensive history of the railroad and includes:
* Over 500 pictures
* System Maps
* Survey Maps* Rule book
* Self guided Tour of Traces of the Railroad
* Roster of equipment
* Index of employees, officers and directors
Images of America
Batavia and Williamsburg
By Linda Smith – Walker
One of the Arcadia Publishing Images of America series that celebrates the history of Batavia and Williamsburg, Clermont County, Ohio, using archival photographs. Each photograph title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community.
Images of America
By Cheryl Crowell
One of the Arcadia Publishing Images of America series that celebrates the history of New Richmond, Clermont County, Ohio, using archival photographs. Each photograph title presents the distinctive stores from the past that shape the character of the community.
Clermont County Ohio Bicentennial, 1800 – 2000. 52 articles on Early days of Clermont County, churches, villages & townships, Civil War, institutions, persons and bicentennial celebration. 11 x14, soft cover, 80 pages index.
Mt Carmel and Summerside, Ohio
From 1788 to Modern Times
by Alma A. Smith – 1983
A comprehensive history of the unincorporated villages of Mt. Carmel and Summerside, Ohio, located in Clermont County.
The book includes chapters on:
. In the Beginning, 2. Roads, 3. Railroads, 4. The Germans Arrive, 5. Union Hall, 6. Schools, 7. Churches, 8. Businesses, 9. Services, 10. Cemeteries.
Indexed book with 101 pages.
Gazetter & Directory Of Clermont County, Ohio 1882
By Arthur P. Bancroft. Contains a geography and interesting historical sketch of the county, plus listing of the villages/hamlets, their residents and businesses. Soft cover spiral bound, 8 1/2×5 ½, 192 pages with index. This book is a Clermont County Historical Society Publication.
Cincinnati, Milford & Loveland Traction Company.
By David McNeil.
Also Cincinnati, Milford & Blanchester Traction Co. and the Kroger Line. 8 ½ x 11, soft cover. 238 pages index
CINCINNATI, GEORGETOWN & PORTSMITH RAILROAD PLAQUE 5 ½ x 9 wooden plaque with a section of the actual rail and pictures of trolley and locomotive. Brief history of railroad on back. $10.00
Hand Made 1976 Commemorative Bottle
Amber glass bottle made in celebration of the USA bicentennial. These Commemorative Bottles are already over 35 years old. They are in mint condition and have been safely store by the Historical Society.
POST CARDS 50 Cents each
“Old Red”Covered Bridge, Batavia
LEWIS AND CLARK SEPTEMBER 27, 2003, STAMP CANCELLATION- NEW RICHMOND, OHIO. Special stamp cancellation celebrating the visit of Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery to New Richmond, New Richmond poster image, and Ohio Bicentennial stamp.4 x 8 $2.00 each