Books Store

Both museum locations stock a great selection of history books by local authors plus unique Chillicothe gifts. Call or Email us for shipping info.


New! Memories of Chillicothe, Illinois, by Jack Bradley  $25.00
History of Chillicothe, published by the Society……Special price!  $5.00
History of Downtown Chillicothe, published by the Society   $3.00
Reflections ( historic photos )  $5.00
800 Lbs of Harmony – The Big Four Quartette, by Mary Watters  $15.00
The Big Four music CD ( from their 1950’s album)  $15.00
Charles Duryea, Automaker  $9.00
40 Years of Caring, by Dr. Fred Z. White   $15.75
Lusts of the Prairie Preachers, by Jack Bradley and Jerry Klein  $10.00
Specialty Cookbooks published by the Society  $4.00
New! Along the Riverfront by Bob Burtnett.  Volumes I & II;  each is 330 pages
Each volume $20.00; the set $40.00. Shipping for set is $5.00

Santa Fe T-shirts and sweatshirts
Email us for photos and sizes available

R. I. Depot collector plate

Built in 1882, the Rock Island Depot stands as a glorious reminder of the heyday of railroad travel. Plate Image reproduced from an original photo from our archives.   $24.50


CHS logo ball caps  $10.00

SF & RI logo hat/lapel pins  $3.50

Engineer caps   $9.00

Postcards:  $0.25 small $1.00 large

SF & RI logo patches  $1.75

Photo greeting cards, blank inside   $1.0

Red engineer bandanas  $4.00

Large wooden train whistle  $4.00, small $3.00