Unique gifts with a Marshall County flavor.

Check out ever-changing creations by local artists
and unique gifts for that history buff!


Bremen and North Central Indiana by Tammy (Kuhn) Venable. A 124- page collection of images of the Bremen area, families, businesses and churches.

Railroad Depots of Northern Indiana by David E. Longest. A 128-page pictorial history of trains, depots and other related structures. Soft bound.

The Dixie Highway in Indiana by Russell S. Rein and Jan Shupert-Arick. Includes 126 pages of photos and images. 2011.

On the Road to Yellowstone by Harold A. Meeks. A 194-page soft bound book with text and black and white photos. 2000.

Sapling in the Brambles by local author Will Erwin is a historical fiction story of a young man who navigates his way from Depression era farm to World War II fighter pilot. 2010.

Two Clouds by local author Will Erwin. A historical fiction story of a young orphan boy who makes his way from the post Civil War wild west to Harvard College. 2010.

On the Yellowstone Trail. This 96-page reproduction contains a collection of promotional hype by towns on the trail as well as ads for products and services available.

Angus the Unexpected Patriot by local author Will Erwin Historical fiction story about a Scottish immigrant whose talents propel him from indentured servanthood to leadership in the Revolutionary War. 2010.

The Lincoln Highway Across Indiana by Jan Shupert-Arick for the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association. 2009. 126 pages.

Bourbon High School 1884-1963. A 112-page 100th alumni celebration pictorial review of most of the graduating classes.

Pretty Lake History by Betty Wenino. A spiral-bound book of photos and the history of the lake.

Wythougan Valley Preservation Guide to Marshall County’s National Register of Historic Places Sites and Cultural Groups. Includes maps and photos.

Bicentennial Celebration Bourbon, Indiana. An updated history of Bourbon published for the United States Bicentennial-1976. A 60 page written history including black and white photos and sponsor advertisements.
Buy all 3 Bourbon books for just $50.

Indian Village: Papakeechie, Wawasee, Keelsonau by Karl Keiper. Historical fiction story about the times, culture and personalities of members of three local tribes. 2013.

Zimbabwe Bound: A Woman’s Journey Through Africa by Larita Killian. The life story of Anna Rouch MacKenzie, the daughter of an orphan train girl, based on letters home to Della and Ray Fribley. 164 pages.

Marshall County A Brief History by Amy Lant Wenger. Soft bound. 2010.

Archaelogical Survey of Marshall County by Charles H. Faulkner.Includes maps and illustrations. Indiana Historical Bureau, 1961.

History of Marshall County, Indiana 1836-1986. Edited by Mary Hawkins Durnan and Carla Love Smith. Limited edition history of Marshall County families. Includes many family pictures. 586 pages.

Headlight Sights and Scenes Along the Pennsylvania Railway. A reproduction of Vol. IV, No. 3 Headlight. This reproduction issue (ca 1898) focuses on the men, women and organizations of Plymouth, Indiana at the turn of the century. It includes photographs and biographies.

Marshall County Interim Report-Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory. A 120-page booklet published by the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana. 1990. $12.00

Ulysses Grant: Youth to Uniform by local author Joe Krom. This historical fiction book is an entertaining and informative story that follows Grant from his southern Ohio boyhood to his entry into the army as a young man.

Heart of a Warrior – The True Saga of Sweet Breeze and William Wells by local author Joe Krom. A historical fiction story about Chief Little Turtle and her husband William Wells, a white man raised among the Miami Tribe.The story chronicles the Miami Tribe’s resistance to American encroachment upon thier lands.

1881 History Combined with 1908, 1922 Atlases, Marshall County, Indiana, illustrated by Daniel McDonald. A 292-page reproduction of the history of Marshall County from 1836-1880, along with the 1908 and 1922 atlases, now with added index. Windmill Publications, Inc. 2001.

P.H.S. 1876-1976 Centennial Edition. A 180-page publication with history of Plymouth Public Schools including graduate rosters of Washington, Lincoln and Plymouth High Schools.

The Family of Zadock Hawkins. compiled by Lynn E. Garn, Ronnie E. Hawkins Sr. and G. Christian Larsen. 2005. Hard-cover. 700 pages.

Plymouth Postcard Scrapbook. The Plymouth High School Class of 1961 designed this notebook with 100 replicated postcards from the Tom Scheetz collection.

Tyner Years. Notebook with 60 pictures of Tyner people and structures including the school, churches, and the old I.O.O.F. Lodge.



Lake Maxinkuckee Lighthouse, Bremen B&O Depot, Marshall County Court House, Lincoln Highway Marker & Bourbon Old Town Pump

Line drawing sketches of Marshall County landmarks by artist, Jim Schoonover from Culver, IN.

Tippecanoe Township School, Washington School Plymouth, Webster School, Lapaz High School, Culver High School & Bourbon High School

Line drawing sketches of Marshall County landmarks by artist, Jim Schoonover from Culver, IN.

Argos High School, Bremen Public Schools, Lincoln School Plymouth, West Township High School & Polk Township High School Tyner

Line drawing sketches of Marshall County landmarks by artist, Jim Schoonover from Culver, IN.

The Barrel – Plymouth, Chief Menominee Monument & The Coffee Pot – Bremen

Line drawing sketches of Marshall County landmarks by artist, Jim Schoonover from Culver, IN.


The Coffee Pot – Bremen, Lake Maxinkuckee Lighthouse, Chief Menominee Monument, Marshall County Court House, The Barrel – Plymouth, La Paz High School, Lincoln Highway Marker & West Township High School

Line drawing sketches of Marshall County landmarks by artist, Jim Schoonover from Culver, IN.

Washington School Plymouth, Argos High School, Webster School Plymouth, Bourbon High School, Bremen Public Schools, Culver High School & Bremen B&O Depot

Line drawing sketches of Marshall County landmarks by artist, Jim Schoonover from Culver, IN.


Recording the
American Perspective

 Video interviews with Marshall County WWll Veterans from the front lines to the home front”- Set of 3 DVDs

Chief Menominee
100th Anniversary

Rededication Ceremony – September 18, 2009 – Glenn Starr 

Rooted in
Marshall County

The Rich History of Family Farms” – Interviews with 9 Marshall County Farm Families – (flash drive only)


Indiana State Seal, Indiana State Flag, Indiana State Tree, Chief Menominee Monument & Downtown Plymouth, Indiana – Before & After

$0.40 each

Samples of Artistic Pieces

Decorative Gourd

Marshall County Afghan

Walking Sticks
$40.00 each

Ceiling Fan Pull

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