Museum Store

A variety of materials is available in our shop. Please click on the “Museum Store” category on the right of this page to shop our store.  

Our materials are divided into three categories. They are:

  • Children’s Books
  • Fiction Books
  • Non-fiction Books

Our Children’s Books are suitable for students in elementary school. Current titles include the following:

  • A Journey Through Time (Third grade textbook)
  • My Pioneer Childhood In Early Jay County
  • Tell Me a Story, Grandpa (Underground Railroad)

Our Fiction Books are historically correct. The characters are based on real people.

Our Non-fiction Books are divided into the following categories. They are:

  • Census, Directory & Land Books
  • Cemetery Books
  • Church Records
  • Communities
  • History Books
  • Miscellaneous Books
  • Newsletters and Newspapers
  • Obituaries from the Commercial Review
  • Schools


Prices do not include shipping and handling. We only accept cash, money orders, and personal checks. Contact us concerning shipping and handling. You may write to the Jay County Historical Society at 903 East Main Street, Portland, IN 47371. You may also call 1-260-726-7168, fax us at 260-726-7178, or you may e-mail us at: