Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad
"Bessemer and Lake Erie Railroad" by Kenneth Springer is an Arcadia publication, much like the Conneaut Lake and Conneaut Lake Park books.
This book was written by our own Jane Smith and features photographs from both the historical society archives as well as private individuals. Featured are early days – from the Canal Days to boats, hotels, sports, celebrations, people and much more!
Conneaut Lake Park
"Conneaut Lake Park", 128 page book, was published as one of the Images of America series from Arcadia. It has tons of pictures and history.
Conneaut Lake/Exposition Park/Bessemer Railroad
During the early 1900’s, many people rode the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad to Exposition Park (later named Conneaut Lake Park). Each year the railroad would give them a book about Exposition Park which featured unique pictures of Exposition Park and Hotel Conneaut. Now CLAHS has reprinted two of these books and is offering them for sale. With different pictures and materials, Conneaut Lake/Exposition Park is a great asset for any history or railroad buff!
Erie Extension Canal
Written by CLAHS’s own John Dearing, this book tells of life along the Feeder Canal and its impact on Conneaut Lake. This well written book has a plastic cover to protect the pages and provides deep insight into this little-known part of Conneaut Lake history.
Ferry Tales is a 136-page book filled with memories of passengers and captains from the two ferry boats, the Red Wing and the Outing, which traveled the waters of our beautiful Conneaut Lake for a combined 120 years. Lots of fond memories of days gone by.
Ghosts of Hotel Conneaut
This book written by Kerrie Pavlik tells of various ghosts that have inhabited Hotel Conneaut.
Growing Along with Florida
By Alan Moss, this soft cover book has more than 200 pages of history of the Moss family from Conneaut Lake to Florida.
Liberty the Second, 25th Anniversary
60 pages of copy and pictures, tracing the history of this boat plus 40 pages of advertising, showcasing our local businesses.
Murders, Mysteries and History of Crawford County
"Murders, Mysteries and History of Crawford County 1800-1956" this 300 page book was written by our very own Don Hilton. Don has researched the murders in Crawford County during that period and has information about each one. It also includes lot of history – both county, state and national – are interspersed with the other materials. Don does a wonderful job of writing and although it is 300 pages, it seems more like only 100! His history includes some about each of the county judges during that period.
The calendar features 13 scenes from the Conneaut Lake area,including one from the1950s of the late George Ream,operating the miniature train at Conneaut Lake Park; and the late Virgil Kean sitting in front of his service station. We also featured two historic buildings -- Lasch's Auto Sales and the old community hall (now the museum). Other pictures include one of the docks at Conneaut Lake; several sunsets; snow on the lake; an ice sculpture from the Ice Festival; one from the Paddle Fest; and others!.
The cover is an aerial shot of Conneaut Lake which features Fireman’s Beach on the left and Ice House Park docks on the bottom.
The cover shot is a sunset over Midway and other pictures include Ice Fishing, Walt's Tavern, Midway in January, Pony Track and a lot more!
Conneaut Lake Hoodie
Conneaut Lake is in Script Across the Front
Conneaut Lake Hoodie with Zipper
CLAHS Logo T-Shirt
Looking for a t-shirt that is simple, yet says a lot? This is the shirt for you. The white 50/50 cotton/polyester blend t-shirt contains a small CLAHS logo in the upper left corner and conveys your support not only for history, but also for our community. Available in sizes from XS - 4X.
Conneaut Lake PA T-Shirt
Pretty shade of blue with white lettering, “Conneaut Lake, Pa.” across the chest. Sizes are XS - 4X.
Conneaut Lake T-Shirt (With Sayings)
Conneaut Lake is famous for many sayings, places and events and many of them are listed on the front of this t-shirt. This white t-shirt is great for reminding you of all the fun times that you had in Conneaut Lake and all the opportunities for fun still to be had. The 50/50 cotton/polyester blend shirt comes in sizes Medium-3X.
"What Goes On In Conneaut Lake" T-Shirt
Specify what color shirt you'd like and you can be the proud owner of this wonderful shirt. Comes in sizes up to 4X.
"What Goes On In Conneaut Lake" Sweatshirt
Our sweatshirt is red and features the wording “What goes on in Conneaut Lake…” (on the front) and “stays in Conneaut Lake” on the back. These special order items are sure to keep you warm on those cool summer nights as you look out over the lake. These sweatshirts wash very well and require no special handling. Please be aware that this is a specially made item and can take up to 2 weeks to have made.
Liberty the Second Sweatshirt
Light blue sweat shirt with crew neckline. Photo of Liberty the Second with "Conneaut Lake, Home of Liberty the Second" inscribed on the left side. Very nice and easy to wash. Sizes from medium to 2XL.
|CD's & DVD's|
Order a CD or DVD of one our monthly society programs. Make sure you indicate if it's a CD or DVD that you want and also which program you're interested in.
Ferry Tales CD
Ferry Tales CD is a computer disk of the book, which tells memories of passengers and captains from the two ferry boats, the Red Wing and the Outing, which traveled the waters of beautiful Conneaut Lake for a combined 120 years. Lots of fond memories of days gone by.
Carousel at Conneaut Lake Park - Stand and Ornament
This beautiful Christmas ornament is made by Wendell August Forge and shows the Carousel at Conneaut Lake Park on the front with the year 2016 engraved on the back. If you don't want to use it as an ornament, we also sell a stand that you can purchase to display it.
Carousel at Conneaut Lake Park - Ornament Only
Carousel at Conneaut Lake Park - Stand Only
Barbara J - Ornament and Stand
This beautiful Christmas ornament is now available! It is made by Wendell August Forge and show the Barbara J boat on the front with the year 2015 engraved on the back. If you don't want to use it as an ornament, we also sell a stand that you can purchase to display it.
Barbara J - Ornament Only
Barbara J - Stand Only
Conneaut Lake Park Frame Matted Picture
Decorating your house just got easier with this limited edition framed picture. A 16-inch square features gold embellished photographs of four historic buildings at Conneaut Lake Park: Hotel Conneaut, the Beach Club, Dreamland Ballroom, and the former Bowling Alley (or fun house). They are matted in red with a cherry frame or matted in cream with a pecan frame. As we are only selling 200 of them, they will become collectors’ items in the future. They are specially made and therefore, take two weeks to be made.
Photograph of Liberty the Second
This framed 8x10 photo of Liberty the Second is great in capturing the beauty of this historic boat. As one of only 3 jet engine-powered boats in history, Liberty the Second plays a unique role in the history of both the United States and Conneaut Lake. Order a photo now to celebrate its history!
CLAHS Logo Ornament
These black acrylic ornaments can be used as a sun catcher or an ornament. Because these are so popular, we are down to only one style: the CLAHS Logo. Hurry and get one before they're all gone!
Two color bumper sticker with logo on left side, Conneaut Lake, Pa., Home of Liberty the Second: and photo of the boat on the right.
Sail boat inscribed with Conneaut Lake (along the sails) and "Home of Liberty the Second" on the bottom. Nice souvenir or keepsake.
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