Russell - "Orland's Colorful Series"

Orland's Colorful Past; Orland's Colorful Place Names; Orland's Colorful People; Orland's Patriot's; Images of America:  The Land of Orland; Orland's Colorful People:  Book 2 - a few of the books written by Gene H. Russell, Ed. D. of Orland, Glenn, California, with more in the works! In his spare time, Gene is editor of the CCHS publication, Wagon Wheels, published twice per year.

For anything and everything "Orland" contact Gene H. Russell, dr.orly@outlook.com or call (530) 865-9555.


Serr - Mineral-Mill Creek Area Place Names

Written by Gene Serr and published by the Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society, this booklet contains about 40 place names, a few pictures and maps. Intended for the general public, as well as historians and researchers, this 28 page booklet is interesting to anyone curious about the area. One could keep it in the car as a useful resource for a drive up Highway 36 or for more remote adventures in the general vicinity.

For sale at the Mill Creek Store and through the Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society, as well as by contacting Gene Serr at e-mail:  efserr@charter.net


Serr - Tales From Ishi Country

The heart of Ishi Country is the Mill and Deer Creek drainages but with more information, Serr has defined the country more broadly.

A compilation of articles from the Memories, an annual publication of the Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society plus new stories and maps, Gene Serr, Editor, has divided the 2013 ANCHR publication into four parts: Indian Tales; Trail Tales; Lumbering, Flume and Related Tales and More Tales.

Available through ANCHR (Association for Northern California Historical Research), P.O. Box 3024, Chico, California 95927-3024; www.csuchico.edu/anchr/

TCGHS (Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society), P.O. Box 415, Red Bluff, California 96080; www.tcghsoc.org

TCM (Tehama County Museum) 275 C Street, Tehama, Ca

Book Barn, 619 Oak St., Red Bluff, CA 96080


Swartzlow - LASSEN, His Life and Legacy

Written by Ruby Johnson Swartzlow and published in cooperation with the National Park Service, Copyright 1964 by Loomis Museum Association, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mineral, California.~


TCHS - Trinity County Historic Sites

Published by the Trinity County Historical Society in 1981, this 422+ pages book includes 272 photographs and covers 471 sites in Trinity County. It is fully indexed for easy reference. This book is a must-read for anyone wishing to understand and appreciate the rich heritage that Trinity County history embraces.

May be purchased through the Trinity County Historical Society Store within the Jake Jackson Museum. (contact information under Trinity Historical Society entry currently on Oak Posts)


Wagon Wheels

Coming out soon! Dr. Russell and crew are working diligently to issue the Spring or Fall Wagon Wheels publication for the Colusi County Historical Society. If you are a paid-up member, you'll receive your issues via USPS. If not, order through the Society website or attend a CCHS meeting where you'll find all current and back issues for sale. And, it is never too late to become a member to enjoy two publications per year.~



Weigand - Glorianne Weigand Books

Looking for interesting pioneer family and local history theme gifts? Don't forget the Glorianne Weigand books:

More Dusty Trails, 1996 contains eighteen stories:  Oral Gerig, Lee Ranch, Rob Flournoy, Forest Carpenter, Kasper Weigand, Eva Giessner, Leventon, Myers, Juilan Mapes, Peter Gerig, Dixie Valley Ranch, Ervin Hill, Eades, Albert Albaugh, Bidwell, Schneider, Al Bruce, and Bosworth.

Dusty Trails, 1994 contains eighteen stories:  Studley, Babcock, Joiner, Stevenson, McGarva, Kramer, Crum, Bennett, Shaw, Dixon, Kresge, Bognuda, Poytress, McCoy, Thompson, Shepherd, Wilcox, and Swain.

Circle The Wagons, 1999 contains eighteen stories:  Georgie Sicking, Pierce McClelland, Barney Fillingim, Ira Nichols, Herman Vowell, Oscar Haise, Perry Opdyke, Ed Hart, Bob Sherer, Eldridge Ranch, Conklin Sawmill, Delbert Jones, June Vestal, Noel Knoch, Ches DeForest, Herman Weber, Francis Ballard, and John Ascuaga.

Glorianne spent many hours traveling, interviewing, recording and writing to gather and preserve the family stories listed above. Enhanced with wonderful pictures and "telling it like it was perceived" these books are essential items for serious Northern California History collectors.

Glorianne is an active member of the Fort Crook Historical Society and her books are for sale in the Museum Store. Please contact her @ (530) 336-7369 or e-mail weigand@frontiernet.net

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