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Good Reads from the County Home

North Baltimore’s dynamic history grew from the depths of the Great Black Swamp to the height of the oil boom. With over 200 pictures, many from private collections, follow the story of this quiet northwest Ohio community.

North Baltimore and Its Neighbors by Tom Boltz | $21.99

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Must Haves

Support the Museum with Wood County Museum Swag

T-SHIRTS: Our best seller! Feaures museum logo with porch railing design. Teal uni-sex shirt, poly/cotton blend fitted with white screen printing. Sizes S-2XL. $20.00

DRINKWARE: Coffee mugs, glassware, and tumblers: $3-$10

ORNAMENTS: Wood County Museum commemorative ornament: $10
Wood County commemorative bicentennial ornament: $15

TOTE BAGS: Ebroidered canvas tote bags are perfect for holding all of your goodies. $10

Journals & Cards

Jenny Did It! Stick ’em up magnets | Inspirational and clever reminders from Jane Austen, Rosie & Riveter and more | $4.50

Greeting cards for all occasions including classic Charley Harper Ohio pride. | starting at $3.00

Post Cards | Wood County’s beauty captured by local photographers make for the perfect momento or greeting. | $1.00 – $3.00

DIY Willy’s Jeep – Kits now available

From Bowling Green’s Big Fab Lab, comes the perfect way to spend the weekend. Build-your-own kits come in two sizes. Small Kit: $30 | Large Kit: $50

Socksmith Whimsical Socks – New Styles Regularly

Animals: Butterfly, Cat (black, gray, yarn, judging), Chicken/Hen, Cow print, Dog (terrier, retriever), Fish, Squirrel, Unicorn.
People: Rosie the Riveter, Edgar Allen Poe, William Shakespeare, Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson
Hobbies: Boating, Books, Boxing, Camping, Fishing, Knitting, Music, Planes
Nature: Cactus, many floral varieties, Grapes
Variety: Van Gogh prints, Univ. of Michigan, Ohio State Univ., Ohio, Cupcake, Pineapple, Caffeine Molecules, German icons

Cotton and bamboo varieties let you express yourself.

Men’s and Women’s sizes. Knee-length, calf-length, short, and sock liners.

Prices range from $7.50 – $10.00

For The Birds

Audubon Birds are plush and make a realistic chirp with a light squeeze. Several species to choose from. | $9.00

Local Art & Artisans


Handmade pendants by Marge Meserve – Hand-painted enamel charms and pins. As seen at Black Swamp Arts Festival and ArtWalk! | $10.00 – $25.00

Ohio and Bowling Green Map Necklaces | $20.99 – $24.99

Photography, Watercolors, Drawings

Bowling Green Montage Poster – Black & white line drawing of Bowling Green’s most iconic spots, unframed. | $10.00

Scenic Postcards of Wood County – Photos by Debbie Walters include the Wood County Historical Museum, Bowling Green, Grand Rapids, and Pemberville | $1.25

Note Cards by Andrea Van Vorhis – Photos include the Wood County Historical Museum, Wood County Courthouse, and other iconic places. | $3.00

“Wood County Infirmary” – Pen & ink limited edition prints by local artisan Becky Laabs | $5.00 unframed

Fiber Arts

Woven Trivets – Vintage crochet pattern an a variety of colors to fit your decor. Artist: Deb Halsey, Bowling Green | $5.50 each or two for $10

Hand-made Fiber Rugs – Rag rugs made on a loom at the Historical Center. Durable, beautiful, unique. Artist: Susan Cayton, Five-Point Studio | $40.00 – $50.00

Kitchen Towels – Machine embroidered by Serendipity | $11.00


All items hand-forged in the blacksmith shop on the grounds of the Historical Center by Bob Willman and the Northwest Ohio Blacksmiths. Watch the blacksmiths in action during Demonstration Days throughout the year.

Hand-forged Iron Hooks | $3.00-$5.00

Handmade Spatula

Handmade Candle Snuffer


Hand-blown glass canes and sticks – Larry Zengel, Bowling Green, Ohio. | $6.00

Edibles & Accessories

Locally Produced Honey Products

CRB’s Pure Honey, Custar Ohio. – Pure & natural locally-produced wild flower honey. | 16 oz jar: $10.00

CRB’s makes beeswax candles too

Honey Sticks – Perfect for one cup of tea or a tasty treat. Lemon, Wildflower, and Ginger Blossom | $1.00

Beeswax Candles by Deb – Handmade in Bowling Green, Ohio. Return the jar after use for 10% off your next beeswax candle! | 6 oz: $7.50 | 5 oz: $6.50

Locally Produced Snacks

Uncle Stevie’s Sasquatch Sauce, Dundee MI – A variety of BBQ sauces from hot to not. | 16.5 oz jar: $5.00

Stadium Salsa, Bowling Green Ohio. – Flavors from mild to wild | 12 oz jar: $3.50

Myers Honey, Neapolis Ohio. – Pure & natural locally-produced honey from Roger & Judy Myers | 8 oz jar: $4.50

Honey Sticks – Perfect for one cup of tea or a tasty treat. Lemon, Wildflower, and Ginger Blossom | $1.00

Tea Time

Republic of Tea – Premium tea canisters bagged and loose, holiday, black and herbal, hot or iced. | $5.25-12.95

Health & Beauty – Get Active, Beauty Sleep Chamomile Rose, Daily Beauty Blueberry Lavender

Iced Tea Tins – Kiwi Pear Green Tea (Director’s favorite), Sonoma Chardonnay, Hibiscus Watermelon | $5.25-12.95

Green Teas – Kiwi Pear | $5.25-12.95

Fruit Teas – Kiwi Pear, Hibiscus Watermelon, Cranberry Blood Orange, Raspberry Rose Hibiscus, Passion Fruit, Orange Ginger, Lemon Cake, Ginger Peach | $5.25-12.95

The Classics – Irish Breakfast, Cinnamon | $5.25-12.95

Republic of Tea Wellness Tins – Antioxidant-rich, caffeine-free, organic rooibos-based red tea blended with functional herbs to help you get what you need: Happy, Lost, Wellness, Gorgeous, Clean, Relaxed. 6 tea bags per tin. | $4.99

Republic of Tea non-committal individual tea bags – Comfort & Joy, Orange Ginger, Cinnamon Vanilla, Caramel Vanilla, Decaf British Breakfast, Toasted Coconut hi-caf, People’s Green, Blood Orange, Holiday Cheer | 50 cents each

Pair your Tea with Style

Lovely Floral Mugs | $13.50

Here Kitty, Kitty Tea Set – Beautiful yet whimsical for every kitty lover. Includes adult mug, saucer, and spoon. | $18.95

Cup & Saucer Sets – $7.00

A Variety of Tea Pots, Spoon Rests, Tea Towels, & More | $2.95 – $13.00

Welcome to the Tea Party

Porcelain Picnic Children’s Tea Sets – 17-piece porcelain tea set inside a lovely plastic wicker-woven basket carrying case. | $20

Tea Tin Children’s Picnic Basket – 15-piece decorative tea set inside a lovely plastic wicker-woven basket carrying case. | $35

Cheers! Museum Drinkware

Toast as you boast historical fun facts, all while supporting local history 100%.

Sturdy Coffee Mug: $10

Wine Glass: $3

Shot Glass: $3

Pamper Yourself

Soaps & Body

Foaming Soaps, Bar Soaps, & Lotions from the Deborah Michel Collection: Lemon Verbena, Spruce, Lilac & Violet, Golden Pear, Lavendar & Rosemary, Honey Almond, Water Lilies, Beach, and Flamingo. Do you know what a flamingo smells like? | $4.50 – $12.99

Goats Milk Soaps by Deb: 100% organic, lightly scented with essential oils in Lavender, Patchouli, Warm Vanilla, Rose. Also available: Deoderant soap in Lavender, Patchouli, or Tea Tree Oil. Handmade in Bowling Green, Ohio. | 2 oz bars: $2.95 | Medium Rounds: $4.00 | Bath-size: $5.25, Organic Baby Bars: $3.50

Candles & Fragrance

CRB’s Honey Candles – Custar, Ohio | 100% hand-poured beeswax 10″ tapers (2-pack) | $12

6″ hand-dipped bayberry/beeswax candles (2-pack) | $9

Gilead Candle Company – Grand Rapids, Ohio | All-natural soy candles in Wonderberry, Banana Nut Bread, Apple & Pear Crisp, and other pleasing fragrances | $12.50 – $16.50

Beeswax Candles by Deb – Handmade in Bowling Green, Ohio. Return the jar for 10% off your next beeswax candle! | 6 oz: $7.50 | 5 oz: $6.50

Soy wax travel candles from the Deborah Michel Collection: Rhapsody, Honey Almond, Flamingo, Water Lilies | $9.95

Room Spray

Room Spray & Candle Travel Gift Set – Michel Design Works. Freshen up any space with a light scent to rejuvinate. Great gift idea! | $19.50

Room Spray by Deb – Bowling Green, Ohio | All-natural pleasing essential oil room or body fragrance in Lavendar (linen or pillow mist), Peppermint (holiday blend w/ vanilla), Warm Spice (light blend of patchouli), Eucalyptus (clean blend w/ lemon and lavender), De-Stress (lemongrass & ylang-ylang) | 2 oz: $6.75


Books about Wood County, Ohio

Bowling Green: A Town and Gown History by Stephen M. Charter | $21.99

Images of Bowling Green by Eric Honneffer | $21.99

The Rise of Bowling Green by Morgan Deters | $3.95

Images of Perrysburg Historic Architecture by C. Robert Boyd | $19.99

Images of Fostoria Ohio I by Paul H. Krupp | $21.99

Images of Fostoria Ohio II by Paul H. Krupp | $21.99

North Baltimore’s Great Fire of 1891 by Tom Boltz | $8.00

North Baltimore and Its Neighbors by Tom Boltz | $21.99

What I Remember: Recollections of a Small Town Doctor by William Henry Roberts, M.D. | $20.00

Southern Wood County Oral Histories by Joseph Arpad | $25.00

Additional publications from the WOOD COUNTY GENEALOGY SOCIETY

Ohio & the Great Black Swamp

Along Ohio’s Historic Route 20: Postcard History Series by Michael J. Till | $21.99

Glass in Northwest Ohio by Quentin Skrabec Jr. Ph.D. | $21.99

The Great Black Swamp I, II, & III by Jim Mollenkopf | $12.95 – $15.00

The Great Black Swamp Woods & Wanders by Jim Mollenkopf | $15.00

Ohio Oil and Gas by Jeff Spencer, Mark Camp | $21.99

On a Handshake: Humble Beginnings to Global Impact Ohio’s Oil & Gas Industry by Mark J. Camp (hard cover) | $49.95

Images of Tiffin by Keith Elchert & Laura Weston-Elchert | $21.95

Toledo’s Woodlawn Cemetery by Rebecca Visser, Renne Ciminillo Jayne | $21.99

Lost Circuses of Ohio by Onrade C. Hinds | $21.99

Ohio’s Buckeye Trail by Norman Fox | $21.99

Miami and Erie Canal by Bill Oeters and Nancy Gulick | $21.99

Ohio and Erie Canal by Boone Triplett | $21.99

Unsung Heroes: Ohioans in the White House by James B. Cash | $9.99

It Started with Doctors on Horseback Wood County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society | $9.99

Only on the Radio by Jean Geist | $14.95 $8.97 / Jean’s first award-winning novel Only in the Movies

Ohio Lighthouses by Will & Pat O’Connell | $21.99

Put-in-Bay: The Construction of Perry’s Monument by Jeff Kissell | $21.99

Kelleys Island by John T. Sabol | $21.99

Lake Erie’s Shores and Islands by H. John and Marie Hildebrandt | $21.99

Shipwrecks of Lake Erie: Tragedy in the Quadrangle by David Free | $19.99

Marblehead Lighthouse on the Great Lakes: Ohio’s Historic Beacon by James Proffitt | $21.99

Ohio’s Canal Country Wineries by Claudia J. Taller | $22.99

Ohio’s Lake Erie Wineries by Claudia J. Taller | $21.99

Central Ohio Legends & Lore by James A. Willis | $21.99

Cleveland in World War I by Dale Thomas | $21.99

War Time Books

Civil War Stories of Northwest Ohio by Jim Mollenkopf | $12.95

Black Swamp Soldiers: Henry Township Men in the Civil War by Tom Boltz | $5.00

Duty Well Performed: The 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War by Bradley Quinlin & Joshua Haugh | $29.95

Letters from World War I – A collection of letters written by Lester Martin, Apple Creek, Ohio | $12.00

Wood County’s Role in the Civil War: Volumes 1 and 2 – Produced by the Wood County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society | $15.00

WWI Graphic Novels for kids

Culinary and Recipe Books

A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: Buckeye Candy, Bratwurst & Apple Butter by Nathan Crook | $19.99

Bear Wallow Recipe Books – Vegetable Garden Recipes, Lews & Clark Adventures | $4.00

Eat & Explore Ohio: Cookbook & Travel Guide by Christy Campbell | $14.00

Tiny Book of Tea & Treats: Delicious Recipes for Special Times by Phyllis Hoffman Depiano | $14.95

Farm to Table Fabulous by Kimberley Ritter | $14.00

Kitchen Memories Cookbook by Sheila Simmons | $14.00

Haunted Tales & Folklore

Haunted Ohio: Volumes I, II, III, IV, V by Chris Woodyard | $12.95

Columbus Ghost Hunter Guide by Jannette & Patrick Quackenbush | $9.99

Ghost Hunters Guide to Haunted Ohio by Chris Woodyard | $16.95

The Victorian Book of the Dead by Chris Woodyard | $19.95

The Headless Horror: Strage and Ghostly Ohio Tales by Chris Woodyard | $16.95

Dover Activity Books

Dozens of titles | Regular $1.50 – $5.99

Activity, Puzzles, Mazes, and Games

Coloring Books

Sticker Books

Paper Dolls

Kid’s Books & Games

Little Golden Books | $4.49 – $9.99

What’s So Great About This State? by Arcadia Kids | $7.99

WWI Graphic Novels

Children’s Tea Sets

Dover Activity Books | $1.50 – $5.99