The History Center Book Store


Mansfield Cards

History Center Playing Cards

Playing card deck that features pictures and historical notes of Mansfield's history. The cards sell for $10 per deck.


History Center Books


voices from the archives
Voices From the Archives.
Joyce M. Tice

Telling Our Stories. Journal series by The History Center on Main Street.

Free to members. Non-members: $6 per issue / 3 issues for $15

Mansfield's Early Photographers.
Joyce M. Tice

The book is ...64 pages and covers the lives and work of our area photographers from the mid 1850s to the 1930s. It is profusely illustrated with examples of their work and stories of the people and places they photographed. $10.

150 years
150 Years of Photographic History: The Borough of Mansfield and Mansfield University.
Compiled and annotated by Joyce M. Tice and Stephen M. Orner. Introduction by Dennis Miller

Sesquicentennial book, 2007.  Photographic history of the Mnsfield borough and university.  Mansfield Borough and Mansfield University were both born in 1857.  This photographic history covers the intricately related evolution of both through the years.    $16. 


bits and pieces
Bits and Pieces: Mansfield from the Beginning.
Chester P. Bailey. Edited and illustrated by Joyce M. Tice

Collection of Mansfield facts, anecdotes, newspaper articles and other snippets written, gathered or edited by Chester Bailey over the course of 8 decades as owner of the Mansfield advertiser and local historian.  $10

Come to the Fair
Chester P. Bailey. 

The Great Mansfield Fair and related history 1852-1956.  “The factors that have made the Mansfield fair the most successful and famous of the fairs of the northern tier, have also made Smythe park, where the fair is held, a synonym for grace and beauty”. $5

Tioga Mountaineers, Company B, 101st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, Infantry.  1861-1865

Chester P. Bailey.  Second printing with Diary of Francis M. Shaw.  $5


TC markers
Guide to the Historical Markers of Tioga County Pennsylvania.

Chester P. Bailey.   $5

Images of America:  Wellsboro.  Ann C. Benjamin and Michael J. Cooney (Arcadia Publishing Co.)

Photographic History Using archival photographs and recorded history of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania.  $18

Mansfield Novelty Rulers

$3 and $4


Legacy Vision

American Legion Centennial Celebration. $10

Northern Pennsylvania Freedon Trails

Center for Arts and Folklore, Mansfield University

Headwaters and Hardwoods :The Folklore, Cultural History and Traditional Arts of the Pennsylvania Northern Tier

Patricia M. Macneal, Bonelyn L.Kyofski, and Kenneth A. Thigpen, Editors.
Northern Tier Cultural Alliance


Books are available at The History Center on Main Street.

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The History Center now has made some of our books available on ebay. Our seller ID is histcent16933. Check them out to see if there are any you are missing. This is particularly helpful to those of you from out of town who don't have the chance to come in and see what we have.