Gift Shop

The Gift Shop is open during regular Old Town Museum hours.

The Gift Shop offers a variety of items for sale:

  • Local History Books of Price County
  • History Books for adults and children
  • Handmade Crafts
  • Jewelry
  • Toys
  • Souvenirs

 

Until we get our online purchasing, to order books, please send a check for the amount of the book along with your shipping name and address to:

Price County Historical Society
P.O. Box 156
Fifield, WI 54524

Books available at the Park Falls Chamber Office: 100 Years on the Flambeau, and The Lake Shore and Eastern Railroad: A Logging Railroad in North Central Wisconsin, by John L. Berg

Books available at the Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce: The Lake Shore and Eastern Railroad: A Logging Railroad in North Central Wisconsin, by John L. Berg

  Fifield 1876-1976 Fifield 1876 - 1976 by Elva Lessard

The story of Fifield sets forth the narrative and pictorial history of the settlement of Fifield and the resilient pioneers who carved a living from a forest wilderness on the banks of the Flambeau River. Originally written and published to mark Fifield's 100 year Centennial, it's historical significance continues to be relevant and invaluable to modern day history lovers and researchers.

127 pages, $13.50 including S&H
 
  Metropolis of the North Metropolis of the North -- Fifield - Her People and Their History by Rena Lake

Published for the Fifield 100 year Centennial, this book contains a combination of historical and family genealogy containing many family stories and photographs. They combine to convey a story of Fifield residents, both past and present.

139 pages, $5.oo including S&H
 
  Fifield Wisconsin 125 Years -- 1876 - 2001 by Price County Historical Society

Picture album of families, individuals, places, and events to stir many a memory of the Fifield area. Published as a memento for the Fifield 100+25 Celebration, it is a historical photographic record that not only captures past history, but also the promise of the future.

68 pages, $13.50 including S&H
 
  Fifield Post Office Fifield Post Office 125 Years of Dedicated Service 1877 - 2002 by Debra M. Alexander

Historical and pictorial account of the 125 year history of the Fifield Post Office and all who served as postmasters, postal clerks, and mail carriers. Many other important community events also took place at the post office and are captured in detail within these pages.

28 pages, $9.50 including S&H
 
  The Pike Lake Chain The Pike Lake Chain by the Pike Lake Chain Lakes Association, Fifield Township; researched and written by John L. Berg; researched by Leonard Stein, Jr.

A collection of historical accounts and photographs of the Pike Lake Chain and how these lakes and tributaries gave birth to the South Fork of the Flambeau River and shaped the people and culture in northern Wisconsin. The history covers the earliest settlers through 1960 and depicts an area rich in hunting, fishing, logging, recreation, resorts, and individuals who have and still call this area their home.

196 pages (includes map), $15.00 including S&H
 
  Wintergreen Reflections Wintergreen Reflections -- A History of Wintergreen Lake in Wisconsin by Gerald Brillhart

A historical account of Wintergreen Lake located midway between Fifield and the Pike Lake Chain. This book chronicles 1870 to the present, including early travel routes used by Native Americans, the great White Pine era, and recreation and resorts. The people who settled the Wintergreen Lake area both past and present are depicted in the story of this beautiful clear water lake in northern Wisconsin.

95 pages, $20.00 including S&H
 
  100 Years on the Flambeau 100 Years on the Flambeau -- Park Falls, Lake, Eisenstein 1889-1989 by Michael J. Goc, George Koshak, and the Centennial Book Committee

A Centennial History of Park Falls, Lake, and Eisenstein. This book contains the rich history of the greater Park Falls community and chronicles the stories of the pioneers as told by themselves, their children, or grandchildren. It contains many important stories of day to day lives and is a treasure trove of accounts of the times. A very comprehensive history of northern Price County with vivid descriptions of the places and people that settled this wilderness, complete with a history index.

508 pages, $40.00 including S&H
 
  The Lake Shore and Eastern The Lake Shore and Eastern -- A Logging Railroad in North-Central Wisconsin by John L. Berg

A thoroughly researched and well paced narrative complete with over 200 photographs and accompanying maps covering the entire span of operation of the Price County logging railroad. This book is designed to appeal to students of the steam-era short lines and for the general reader of Wisconsin history. Those engaged in land use policy will also find a thorough documentation of the era.  This railroad carved through northern Wisconsin helped to establish the many communities that exist today. The City of Phillips is one of those communities, and the book is also a study of that community along with the surrounding area.

327 pages, $35.00 including S&H
 
  Phillips Czechoslovakian Community I Phillips Czechoslovakian Community Volume I by the Phillips Czechoslovakian Community

The story of the migration of settlers from the mid 1800s to the 1920s who came to farm and settle the "cut over" land. This is a story of building communities, perseverence, and the rich ethnic culture and traditions they brought with them and then passed on to future generations.

254 pages, $11.50 including S&H
 
  Phillips Czechoslovakian Community II Phillips Czechoslovakian Community Volume II by the Phillips Czechoslovakian Community

The whole story could not be contained in Volume I, so the story of the Czech, Slovak, and Moravian people continues in Volume II. This volume contains and expands on the history of the countries, families, settlements, organizations, and traditions that influence Price County to this day.

248 pages, $11.50 including S&H

Purchase Czechoslovakian Community Volume I & Volume II for $21.00 including S&H
 
  Czech Slovak Fest Czech Slovak Fest - Phillips, WI -- 25 Years of Ethnic Pride by the Phillips Czechoslovakian Community Festival, Inc.

Written as a tribute to a span of time to document 25 years of community celebrations of the ethnic culture of Price County. The festival is held annually the third weekend in June in Phillips, WI.

254 pages, $11.50 including S&H
 
  Prentice Fire Department Prentice Volunteer Fire Department -- 100 Years of "Dedicated" Service 1905-2005 by the Fire Department Centennial Committee

Researched and compiled by students of the Prentice High School History Project in conjunction with the 100 year celebration, this book is a tribute to all the people who served in the Prentice Volunteer Fire Department. This comprehensive history also documents many accounts of fires in Prentice and the surrounding area and their aftermath.

244 pages, $15.00 including S&H
 
  Country School Recollections Country School Recollections Price County One Room Schools 1879 To Consolidation By The Committee for Research on Price County Rural Schools

91 pages, $14.00 including S&H
 
  County School Recollections II Rural and Village State Graded Schools. - - One Room Schools Updated Price County, Wisconsin. By The Committee for Research on Price County Schools, WI

116 pages, $14.00 including S&H
 
  Price County Stories by various local authors

$13.50 including S&H
   
  More Price County Stories by various local authors

$13.50 including S&H
 
  The Past in a Brush Stroke - - The story of Edith Fleming 1909 - 1989, by Patricia Schroeder

$4.50 including S&H
 
  The Story of Ruth - Ruth Jerusha Stolle 1897 - 1985 Artist and Educator by Joyce Swenson Bant

$4.50 including S&H
 
  A Special View - A book about Maybelle Hardy by Diane I Johns

$4.50 including S&H
 
  Lugerville by Hellen Mary Schancer Green

$8.50 including S&H
 
  The Way We Worked

$13.50 including S&H