SYCAMORE - The Mohawk Historical Society is set to release its latest publication, "The Best of the Mohawk Historians," Saturday.
The book can be purchased 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 17 at the Mohawk Historical Musem in Sycamore.
The 154-page book is a collection of articles found in the society's newsletters of 1993-2002. "The Best of the Mohawk Historians" also contains more than 50 illustrations and photographs and an index of more than 1,500 area surnames.
Featured articles are taken from the annals of Wyandot, Seneca and Crawford county history.
Topics include bellings, explosions, meteors, hoola dancers, buried treasure, sports, church and village histories, famous citizens, fires, snakes, murders, fairs, covered bridges, ice boats, stage coaches, Klan meetings, war heroes, Indian lore, dancing bears, battles, pioneer picnics, "demon liquor," home remedies, calamities, hangings, soldiers, one-room schools, plank roads, circuses, minstrel shows, country doctors, elections, tragedies, runaway slaves, "freaks," camp meetings, ghosts and more.
The historical society was formed in the summer of 1993 and has 438 members in 31 states.
"The Best of the Mohawk Historians" is priced at $23 per copy and can be purchased, in Sycamore at the Mohawk Historical Museum, Keller's Hardware and the First National Bank.
Those wishing to have a copy mailed should send a check for $26 to the Historical Society, P. O. Box 336, Sycamore, OH 44882-0336.