Local Publications Categorized by Subject

Autobiographies and Biographies

Dove, Lewis The Story of Elsie and Her Family (2010)
Fredriksen, John C., Ed. Surgeon of the Lakes:  The Diary of Usher Parsons, 1812 – 1814 (2000)
Freeman, Sabina Shields Cloud Busters, Neil McCray and the Erie County Airport (2011)
Freeman, Sabina Shields Thomas Forster and Settling the Erie Frontier (2011)
Garvey, William P. An Erie Irish Saga: A Family Memoir of John and Kathryn Barber and Their Ten Children (2006)
Hirt, H. O. Hirt in His Own Words: A Collection of Letters, Articles and Speeches (2010)
Johnson, Johnnie C. Erie African Americans in 1880 (2008)
Lee, Sandra S. Italian Americans of Greater Erie, Images of America (2010)
Reichel, Caroline African American History Makers of Erie, Pennsylvania, A Walking Tour of the Erie Cemetery (2008)
Wincik, Stephanie Heroes in Disguise (2006)

Building and Businesses

Bladhut, Adam Study of the Founding of the Erie Public Library (1974, 2005)
Haesler, Carl. W. History of the Pennsylvania Grape Industry (2009)
Palattella, Ed Establishing a Presence: A History of the Federal Courthouse in Erie, Pennsylvania (2004)
Pett, Margaret Hamot Medical Center: 125 Years of History, 1881 – 2006 (2006)
Tefft, Richard A History of North East Township Schools
Warner Theater Preservation Trust A Star is Reborn (2010)

Community/County History

Author Unknown History of Concord Township, 1800 – 2000 (2000)
Caster, Ann Columbus (2000)
Curtis, Tina Shedding Light on the Shadows of the Past, A Wattsburg Area History (2000)
Domowicz, Geoffrey Girard: A Canal Town History, Arcadia Press Making of America Series (2003)
Doucette, Forrest H. Footprints:  About the Boro, Volume I, 1925 – 1943 (2008)
Dove, Lewis Early History and Develoment of Le Boeuf Valley (2003)
Dove, Lewis Historic Places and Names of Le Boeuf Valley (2005)
Edinboro Area Historical Society Recipes & Memories of Edinboro (2005)
Eiler, Linda Lee Hessong Girard, Images of America Series (2005)
Erie Yesterday Erie County Pennsylvania, Arcadia Press Images of America (1997)
Freeman, Sabina Shields Twice Around the Township, Fairview History Retold (1990, 2010)
Freeman, Sabina Shields and Seidler, Barbara Those Were the Days (2003)
Guerrin, Don A Concise History of Presque Isle, 1753 – 2003 (2004)
Lyon, Debbi Greetings from Wesleyville (2007)
Lyon, Debbi Greetings from Wesleyville Vol. II (2010)
McLean, Marjorie D. Lawrence Park, Arcadia Press Images of America (2011)
Nelson, Jeffrey Around Union City, Images of America Series (1996)
Nelson, Jeffrey Erie Pennsylvania, Images of America (1998)
Perich, Terry and Kathleen Cambridge Springs and Edinboro, Arcadia Press Postcards (2006)
Vance Jr, Russell E., Ph.D. The Edinboro Area: Background, Explanations and Documentations (2005)
Walker, Matthew Presque Isle State Park, Images of America (2000)
Ware, Eugene H. The Moods of Presque Isle (2004)
Wellejus, Edward T. Historic Erie County:  An Illustrated History (2004)

Ghosts and Paranormal

Wincik, Stephanie Ghosts of Erie County (2002)
Wincik, Stephanie The Journey: A Northern Lights Adventure (2007)
Wincik, Stephanie More Ghosts of Erie County (2005)
Wincik, Stephanie Reaching Through the Veil:  Ghost Hunting in Erie County (2008)

Maritime Matters

Butts, Edward Shipwrecks, Monsters and Mysteries of the Great Lakes (2010) (Children’s Book)
Frew, David, Ph.D. Interrupted Journey:  The Saga of the Steamer Atlantic (2004)
Frew, David, Ph.D. Kiss of the Devil Wind:  The Sinking of the Steamship Gerken (2000)
Frew, David, Ph.D. and Skrypzak, Jerry Fortune & Fury, a History of Commercial Fishing in Erie (2011)
Langmyer, Tom Lake Erie History and News (2009)
Weixlmann, Karl Great Lakes Steelhead, Salmon and Trout (2009)

Personal Memories

Baugh, Mary Francis Brewer’s Women (2008) (Fiction based on fact.)
Baugh, Mary Francis Lake Erie Reflections – Poetry and Prose
Franklin Township Franklin Township Oral History Project Transcriptions (2005)
Rhodes, Chuck A Reflection Back in Time (2008)
Smrcka, Polly That’s the Way It Was (2002)


Erie Times News Greatest Sports Moments (2005)
Moore, Larry W. The Pontiacs: Black Baseball to Remember (2010)
Vatavuk, Mark K. Baseball in Erie, Images of Baseball Series (2005)


Frew, David, Ph.D. Long Gone:  The Story of the Marquette & Bessemer #2 (2002)
Kendall, Martha E. The Erie Canal (2008)
Springirth, Kenneth Bessemer & Lake Erie RR, Arcadia Press Images of Rail (2009)
Springirth, Kenneth Greater Erie Trolleys, Arcadia Press Post Card Series (2006)
Springirth, Kenneth Northwestern Pennsylvania Railroads, Arcadia Press Images of Rail (2010)


Curtis, Tina A Fair Recollection, 34 Agricultural Fairs in Erie County from 1822 – 2009 (2010)
Dove, Lewis Where the Stones Talk (2004)
Erie County Bar Foundation Memoirs of the Erie County Pennsylvania Bench and Bar, Vol. II (2000)
Frew, David, Ph. D. A Journey Through Time (2006)
Frew, David, Ph.D. Midnight Herring (Erie’s Prohibition Era) (2006)
McWilliams, Gerald M. The Birds of Pennsylvania (2000)
Stivenson, J. Jeff Erie – A Short History of Getting Around (2009)
Wincik, Stephanie Making a Case for Life, A New Definition of Perfection (2009)