Gift a Book!
To order books please go to Support or contact the museum.
Publications available include:
A Small Stream Changed A Village
See the original “light house” and learn how Boalsburg folks became part of the surge in America that had begun to utilize technology and generate electricity.
Evan Pugh’s Penn State
Read the engaging biography of Evan Pugh, a persuasive leader of Penn State. Learn about the history of the land-grant college movement.
Boalsburg Heritage Museum
The First Twenty Years: 1982-2002
See the history of the museum and what it was like. This book by Earl Kelser provides context as to what the museum was like in its early stages. Learn what made the museum what it is today.
Learn about the local blacksmith in Boalsburg and its history. See how it is similar or different from the structure today. This interesting read illustrates how the blacksmith’s shop was used at the peak of its time.
Shadows of War: Prelude to the First Memorial Day
A middle grade historical novel showing life in Boalsburg during and after the Civil War.
The History of the Boalsburg Tavern – and the Woman Who Saved It
This is the story of an amazing owner who, after a devastating fire, saved the Tavern.
Village Craftsmen: Boalsburg Artisans in the 1800s
As the town of Boalsburg grew, so did the number of craftspeople.
A War, Three Women and a Tradition: The History of Boalsburg in the Civil War
The history of Boalsburg in the Civil War.
Stories About Boalsburg
This book, written by Mrs Ruth Corter, and dedicated “to Boalsburg children of the past, of the present day, of the future” has short stories about the industries and farm life in early Boalsburg.
A History of Boalsburg Pennsylvania
A History of Boalsburg, Oak Hall, and Linden Hall Pennsylvania