UHS Items for Sale

Publications and items for sale are available from the Society as a direct purchase; this method of purchase best benefits the UHS. Contact us by email or telephone 207-785-5444 and we will take your order and accept a check sent to our mailing address below. POSTAGE/SHIPPING FOR EACH BOOK IS ABOUT $4.00 
(Bridges to the Past and Come Spring are also for sale on Amazon.)

Union Historical Society
PO Box 154
Union, ME 04862

COME SPRING is NOW an E-Book - Purchase from our listing at Kindle sales on Amazon - $9.99

And still popular in print, see below.

200 Years

200 Years in Union - $25.00 plus shipping

Originally written for the bicentennial of the town in 1974 by Chester Nash and Patricia Kahn, the Society has reprinted this book in paperback. It is filled with many pictures a local census, many lists of town officials that served over the years and as well as residents who served in the military.

Bridges to the Past

Bridges to the Past - $30.00 plus shipping

Society members, David Shaub and Ruth Shaw teamed to produce this book full of over 300 images of Union, all enhanced and printed in high definition. This hardcover volume is arranged in a “then and now” format showing the changes that have come to the town over the years and the many historic buildings that remain. Quotations from COME SPRING are used to introduce the sections of the book. The Society benefits most from a direct purchase.

Come Spring

Come Spring - $24.95 plus shipping

The ever popular 1940 historical novel written by Ben Ames Williams has been republished by the UHS, with permission from the Williams family.  New copies of this paperback edition are for sale from the Society for $24.95.  The original flyleaf maps are part of the reprint, showing early Union, first called Sterlingtown, as well as the general mid-coast Maine area that is described in the story.  There is a new forward by local teacher, author and historian, Arley Carman Clark (1934-2005). The cover illustration was drawn by Bernadette Lynch, who admired the story of COME SPRING and presented the UHS with her view of the first dwelling in Union.  Enjoy again or introduce family and friends to this account of the settling of rural Maine during the years that followed the Revolutionary War.  The author's well researched work used the residents and events that had been recorded in John Sibley’s HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF UNION.  A reprint of that important book is also for sale by the Society; see below for details.


The History of the Town of Union - $55.00 plus shipping

This important 1851 history of the town, written by Harvard librarian John Langdon Sibley, includes much genealogical information along with details about the development of the town. It is considered to be an excellent town history, written by the son of the local physician, who knew the children of the founders. It is available from the Society in hardcover, reprinted in a larger font for easier research and reading.


UHS Note Cards - $5.00 plus shipping

Union Historical Society note cards on buff colored paper with an attractive line drawing by Katie Provonchee depicting Union Common, showing the bandstand and the Robbins House - 6 Cards per packet.

Bicentenial Map

Union Bicentennial Map - $6.50 plus shipping

A reprinted copy of the 1970 Union Map (25" x 38") published for the bicentennial of the town. This map features the locations of houses and business buildings with owners’ names, as of 1970. Included with the map is an index.

Tee Shirts

Tee-Shirts - $15.00 plus shipping

The UHS has a good stock of Tee-Shirts in maroon, tan, light blue and bright aqua blue, in sizes small to extra large (some sizes are limited in some colors.) Each has the Society name on the front left. They are good quality cotton.

1857 Map

1857 Union Map - $20.00 plus shipping

Town maps for Appleton (1859), Hope (1859), Waldoboro (1857), Warren (1857), & Washington (1857) - also for sale for $20.00

Union segment of 1857 Maine Lincoln County Map - in 1857, Union was in Lincoln Co., in 1860, Knox Co. was formed - shows names of residents and their dwellings, businesses and schools – 16X20 color reprint, backed with cardboard and covered with Mylar. LIMITED SUPPLY

1857 Village Map

1857 Union Villages Maps - $10.00 plus shipping

This map is a of villages from 1857 Lincoln County map, printed on 11x14 paper, backed with cardboard and covered with Mylar. (In 1857, Union was in Lincoln Co., in 1860, Knox Co. was formed.) LIMITED SUPPLY

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