Herkimer County Historical Society's Gift Shop features a wide selection
of books on local history and the Adirondacks, as well as by local authors.
We also have a nice selection of gifts and souvenirs, including Herkimer
Diamonds and jewelry, postcards, notepaper, magnets, and more.
Village" by Susan Perkins and Caryl Hopson -
a pictorial history of the village of Herkimer, published by Arcadia Publishing
for their Images of America series. The village of Herkimer,
incporporated on April 6, 1807, was the first village in Herkimer County.
First settled by the Palatine Germans in 1725, the village's location
at the juncture of the Mohawk River and West Canada Creek made it the
focal point of the county and it was designated the county seat. The village
population grew with the development of mills and factories, prompting
the construction of elaborate homes, churches, diverse shops, and the
New York Central Railroad, which ran directly through the village center.
Herkimer Village provides a snapshot of the daily life and important
events in this village's colorful and dynamic history. Cost is
Diary and Letters of Chester Gillette" by Craig Brandon and Jack
Sherman. For the first time, a book on the famous "American
Tragedy" murder of 1906 involving Chester Gillette and Grace Brown,
features the words of the convicted murderer Gillette. The book is based
on the actual diary and letters written by Gillette while he was in Auburn
Prison awaiting his sentence of execution. Cost is $25.00.
Herkimer County Afghan
Beautiful multicolored tapestry afghan with favorites sites and
landmarks from the 19 townships in Herkimer County, New York. Jacquard
woven in 100% full color cotton. Machine washable, 50" x 65"
and fringed. To have mailed, please add $10.00 to your order.
Valley Bellingers & Related Families
David A Bellinger
paperback book (761 pages) and affiliated CD )
reports, family tree, etc. for 7000+ relatives beginning with Hans Bellinger
(b. 1615) through the 20th entury. Text, illustrations & photos highlight
Palatine (Bellinger) migration, settlement at upstate New York wilderness
in 1710, contribution to the American Revolution and more.
$20.00 Not Compatible with Mac. computers.
& Book Set $30.00
BOOK LIST - CLICK HERE
and Handling on books: $4.00 for 1-2 books, add $.50 for each additional
NYS residents should add 8.25% sales tax.
make a check payable to the Herkimer County Historical Society and mail
it to our address at:
County Historical Society
400 N. Main St
Herkimer, NY 13350