(the vault formerly used for the bank; now stocked with books)
Forefathers Book Shop is where you’ll find a perfect gift for your history-buff, book-loving friends and family. You’ll love browsing the 15,000 beautiful selections. Once you find the perfect book, wrap it up in brown paper, tie it with twine, and you’ll make your certain someone smile from ear to ear.
This shop is an excellent source for books on American history. In fact, scholars travel quite a ways in order to peruse the collections. Just think: we have this treasure at our finger tips! With biographies of every President, numerous Supreme Court Justices, hundreds of politicians at all levels of office, the shop also includes detailed accounts of the Revolutionary War period, the Wild West, the Civil War and beyond.
(I went in looking for Churchill. I found Churchill!)
Beyond political and historical works, the shop also includes the classics, novels, true crime, sports and entertainment, English literature, religion, mathematics, speech and writing, animals and the outdoors, children’s books, and much, much more!
They purchase new collections weekly with the most recent being 150 books on President Theodore Roosevelt. You never know the treasures you’ll find when you become a regular visitor.
Special holiday hours just for you: from Friday, December 13th until Christmas Eve, the shops will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. They will close at 4 p.m. Christmas Eve and be closed Christmas Day. They reopen Dec. 26 with regular hours.
Forefather’s Book Shop Regular Hours:
Thu – Fri – Sat: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Enjoy your home,