UHS Items for Sale
Publications and items for sale are available from the Society as a direct purchase. Contact us by
or telephone 207-785-5444 and we will take
your order and accept a check sent to our mailing address bellow. An option for those who live at a distance
from Union is our listing on Amazon
and search for the title.
Union Historical Society
PO Box 154,
Union, ME 04862
200 Years in Union - $25.00 plus shipping
Originally written for the bicentennial of the town in 1974 by Chester Nash and Patricia Kahn, the
Society has reprinted this book in paperback. It is filled with many pictures a local census, many
lists of town officials that served over the years and as well as residents who served in the
Bridges to the Past - $30.00 plus shipping
Special sale price, honoring our 40th year, $20.00 plus shipping
Society members, David Shaub and Ruth Shaw teamed to produce this book full of over 300 images of
Union, all enhanced and printed in high definition. This hardcover volume is arranged in a “then
and now” format showing the changes that have come to the town over the years and the many
historic buildings that remain. Quotations from COME SPRING
are used to
introduce the sections of the book. The Society benefits most from a direct purchase.
Come Spring - $24.95 plus shipping
The ever popular 1940 historical novel written by
Ben Ames Williams has been republished by the UHS,
with permission from the Williams family. New copies
of this paperback edition are for sale from the Society
for $24.95. The original flyleaf maps are part of
the reprint, showing early Union, called Sterlingtown,
as well as the general area that is described in the
story. There is a forward by local teacher, author
and historian, Arley Carman Clark (1934-2005). The
cover illustration was drawn by Bernadette Lynch,
who admired the story of COME SPRING and presented
the UHS with her view of the first dwelling in Union.
Enjoy again or introduce family and friends to this
factual account of the settling of rural Maine during
the years that followed the Revolutionary War. Williams’
well researched work used the residents and events
that had been recorded in John Sibley’s HISTORY OF
THE TOWN OF UNION. A reprint of that important book
is also for sale by the Society; see below for details.
The History of the Town of Union - $55.00 plus shipping
This important 1851 history of the town, written by Harvard librarian John Langdon Sibley includes
much genealogical information as well development of the town. It is available from the Society in
hardcover, reprinted in a larger font for easier research and reading.
UHS Notecards - $5.00 plus shipping
Union Historical Society notecards on buff paper with an attractive line drawing by Katie Provonchee
depicting Union Common, showing the bandstand and the Robbins House - 6 Cards per packet.
Union Bicentenial Map - $6.50 plus shipping
A reprinted copy of the 1970 Union Map (25" x 38") published for the bicentennial of the town. This
map features the locations of houses and business buildings with owners’ names. Included with
the map is an index.
Tee-Shirts - $15.00 plus shipping
The UHS has a good stock of Tee-Shirts in maroon, tan, light blue and bright aqua blue, in sizes small
to extra large (some sizes are limited in some colors.) Each has our name on the front left. Their
quality is very good.
1857 Union Map - $20.00 plus shipping
Union segment of 1857 Maine Lincoln County Map – shows names of residents and their
dwellings, businesses and schools – 16X20 color reprint.
1857 Union Villages Maps - $10.00 plus shipping
This map is a of villages from 1857 Lincoln County map, printed on 11x14 paper, backed with cardboard and
covered with Mylar. (In 1857, Union was in Lincoln Co., in 1860, Knox Co. was formed.)
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