150th Anniversary History Book
The second printing of St. Louis at 150: The story of the Middle of the Mitten is available.
Pick up your copy for ONLY $10 per copy at the following locations:
To order copies by mail, please download an order form with more information, including mailing costs.
Castle History Book
Local author David McMacken's third book regarding St. Louis’ history, The Story of Colonel Elwell’s Castle was published in 2006. This 56-page book is the wonderful story of the huge Victorian “castle” on the corner of M-46 and Delaware Street and includes information on the interesting people who have lived there. It also includes many full color photos of the interior and exterior showing the exquisite details that make this house one of the most unique in this part of the state.
UPDATE: UNFORTUNATELY, THIS BOOK HAS BEEN COMPLETELY SOLD OUT AND WILL NOT BE REPRINTED.
Saratoga of the West
Saratoga of the West Book Available
Read the fascinating story of a key time in St. Louis’s and Gratiot County’s history! Local historian Dave McMacken updated and added to his original version of the story of the Magnetic Mineral Springs and the Park Hotel and we’re sure you’ll be delighted with the results. The Saratoga of the West: The Story of the Magnetic Mineral Springs and Park Hotel of St. Louis, Michigan (2nd edition) is a "must read" for anyone with ties to St. Louis or anyone who has an interest in local history.
Pick up a copy for ONLY $10 at St. Louis City Hall, the T.A. Cutler Memorial Library, Kubin's Furniture & Mattresses, and Flegel Tech Repair/Mom & Dad's here in St. Louis!
OR, download an order form and order by mail
St. Louis has a wonderful history very unique to small towns! Local historian and teacher Dave McMacken wrote The Saratoga of the West : The Story of the Magnetic Mineral Spring and Park Hotel chronicling the time when St. Louis received visitors from all over the world who came her to bathe in the healing mineral waters and stay at the famous Park Hotel.
UPDATE: UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EDITION HAS BEEN COMPLETELY SOLD OUT AND WILL NOT BE REPRINTED.
Pictorial History Book
A Saint Louis Album
See a wonderful pictorial history of St. Louis in Dave McMacken’s book, A St. Louis Album: A Pictorial History of St. Louis, Michigan. The book contains 400 rare and interesting photos of St. Louis and is 200 pages in length. The book was put together with the help of over 80 people from St. Louis and is only $10 per copy if picked up or $15 per copy through the mail.
If you have any interest in St. Louis or local history, we’re sure you’ll love this quality piece. The books are available at St. Louis City Hall, the T.A. Cutler Memorial Library (312 Michigan Avenue), Kubin's Furniture & Mattresses (101 North Mill), and Flegel Tech Repair/Mom & Dad's (134 North Mill) here in St. Louis. Please e-mail email@example.com should you have any questions.
To view a printable order form for the book so you can have copies mailed to you, please CLICK HERE.