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The Parke County Historical Society offers several items for sale at its museum location on U.S. 36 in Rockville, IN.  In some cases items shown are one of a kind.  In other instances, multiple items may be available.   These items included, but are not limited to the following:

Please contact contact Mike Lewman at mblewman@yahoo.com for further information or to purchase something.


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Item

Price

Title

Description

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$20.00

“Parke County.  Indiana  Historic  Sites and Structures Inventory”

Soft Back Book.  A survey of historic sites and structures in Parke County.  Produced by Indiana Division of Historic Sites and Structures and Ball State University Center for Historic Preservation. 2010. 147 pages. 

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$15.00

“The Eclectic.  The Life and Times of Dr. Wallace W. Wheat”

Soft Back Book. Historical novel documenting the life of Dr. Wallace W. Wheat. 2013 by Laura Z. Clavio.  Eclectic Medical Publications, Sandy, OR.  231 pages.   

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$20.00

“1880 History of Parke County Indiana”

Hardback Book.  Reprinted from History of Vigo and Parke Counties by H.W. Beckwith.  Parke County Historical Society Reprinted Parke County Section only 2005.  504 Pages. Separate index printed to accompany this book.

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$20.00

“Through the Bridge: Covered Bridges of Parke County, Indiana.”

DVD.  Includes pictures of 31 covered bridges. Describes covered bridge history and architectural differences in bridges.  Contains video footage of selected bridges from on the water and in the air.  2015.  Natural Concepts, Inc.

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$15.00

“The History of the Roadbed: Logansport Crawfordsville & Southwestern Railroad”

Spiral bound soft back book.  Describes the history and development of the Logansport Crawfordsville & Southwestern Railroad.  Numerous images and descriptions of early railroad equipment, construction and bridges.  2009 by Lee Appleton updated in 2013.  Loudon Printing Company, Inc., Flora, IN.  84 pages.

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$5.00

Love Birds (Watercolor print)

Hand drawn watercolor print by Elaine Waltz.  2008.  Image 5.5” x 5.5”.  Mounted on light green board 10” x 8”.   Multiple drawings available. 

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$1.00

“Country Chapel” (Ink Sketch)

Ink Sketch of Covered Bridge by Barbara Flock 1972.  Sketch 7.5” x 10.0” overall. Drawing 9.0" x 6.5".

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$5.00

“1974 International  Livestock  Exposition Diamond Jubilee”

Ink Sketch of Covered Bridge by Barbara Flock 1974.  Sketch 10.0” x 13.0” overall.

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$5.00

“Winter Toilets and Costumes, January, 1873”

Ink Sketch of 1878 era women’s dresses.  From Demorest’s Monthly Magazine.  Country Cousins, Rockville, IN.  11.0” x 17.5”.

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$25.00

“Nevins Covered Bridge”

"Nevins Bridge Color Print (5.0" x 7.00") matted in metal frame (10.00" x 8.00").  Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spence, Indianapolis, IN.

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$25.00

“Crooks Covered Bridge”

"Crooks Bridge Color Print (5.0" x 7.00") matted in metal frame (10.00" x 8.00"). Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spence, Indianapolis, IN.

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$5.00

“Parke County Courthouse Note Cards”

Packet of 6 note cards with mailing envelopes.  5.25” x 3.5”.

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$1.00

“Beeson-DePlanty Cabin” (Post Card)

Post Card Size. Ink sketch by Barbara Flock 1972.  Logs for the Beeson-DePlanty Cabin were cut from the woods along Roaring Creek about 1830. 

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$1.00

“Mansfield Mill” (Post Card)

Post Card Size. Ink sketch by Barbara Flock 1972.  Mansfield water powered mill was built on Raccoon Creek in the village of Mansfield in 1825. 

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$1.00

“The Narrows Bridge” (Post Card)

Post Card Size. Ink sketch by Barbara Flock 1972.  The Narrows Covered Bridge spans a rocky gorge on Sugar Creek at the east end of Turkey Run State Park.  Built in 1882.

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$150.00

“Phillips Bridge 1909”

Phillips Bridge Color Print (18.5” x 12.0”) matted in metal frame 26.00 x 12.5” overall. Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spence, Indianapolis, IN.

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$150.00

“Conley’s Ford Bridge 1907”

Conley’s Ford Bridge B/W Print (18.5” x 12.0”) matted in metal frame 26.00 x 12.5” overall. Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spencer, Indianapolis, IN.

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$150.00

“Narrows Bridge 1882”

Narrows Bridge Color Print (18.5” x 12.0”) matted in metal frame 26.00 x 12.5” overall. Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spence, Indianapolis, IN.

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$150.00

“West Union Bridge 1876”

West Union Bridge Color Print (18.5” x 12.0”) matted in metal frame 26.00 x 12.5” overall. Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spencer, Indianapolis, IN.

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$150.00

“Crooks Bridge 1856”

Crooks Bridge Color Print (18.5” x 12.0”) matted in metal frame 26.00 x 12.5” overall. Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spence, Indianapolis, IN.

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$150.00

“Nevins Bridge 1920”

Nevins Bridge Color Print (18.5” x 12.0”) matted in metal frame 26.00 x 12.5” overall. Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spence, Indianapolis, IN.

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$150.00

“Bridgeton Bridge 1868”

Bridgeton Bridge Color Print (18.5” x 12.0”) matted in metal frame 26.00 x 12.5” overall. Photo taken and copyrighted by Shawn Spence, Indianapolis, IN.