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          Welcome to the 10th Annual Book and Paper Show & Sale Website.

About the Show

SATURDAY MAY 2, 2020 - NOTE, THE SHOW DATE HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020. The Book and Paper Show is a one day event that will feature up to 25 dealers of Antiquarian books, Photography, Fine art prints, Maps, Children's books, Local history, Sheet music, Ephemera, Postcards, First editions, Bindings, Historic documents, Magazines, Trade cards, Americana, Illustrated books, and the like, in the main display area along with various other things of interest such as representatives from the Chautauqua County Historical Society, the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society (selling their various publications), Local and Regional Railroad book author Ken Springirth with his multiple titles relating to Western Pennsylvania, New York, and Northeastern Ohio Railroad and Trolley Car book signing and sale, and for those of you in need of book repair services, Deb Eck is an accomplished book binder.

Perhaps you might consider making a day of it. There are a couple of nice antique stores on Westfield's Main Street, some interesting places to eat, and of course the McClurg Museum, Home of the Society's Collection of Chautauqua County and Regional artifacts. Tours are $5 per person with children and members free. The museum is open from 10AM to 4PM Monday thru Saturday and just a short walk across the park from the show at Eason Hall.

We are accepting donations of items appropriate for the show that will be sold at the Society's table, the proceed's of which go to the Society. If you have a thing or things you would like to donate please contact me (see contact info below) or bring it along and drop it off.

We do have pdf files of some of our advertising if any of you are in a position to print some up and distribute in your area. Just please let me know if you are willing to help us with this, and I will send something out to you.

Map to the show:
Map to Book and Paper Show.

Special Rates:
Admission is $5 with a student rate of $3 (you all know how hard it is to get younger people interested) and children 12 and under accompanied by and adult, free. We hope to provide group rates should there be any groups asking about it. Contact us for more information in general or about a group rate.

About the Facility
Eason Hall is a nice facility with good lighting, air conditioning, handicap access from Main Street side of building only, adequate parking, and in downtown Westfield, New York so you can avail yourself to all it has to offer.

Contact Info:
Please contact Bob Johnston at 716-338-5051 or email park2@netsync.net with any questions or concerns.

Historical Information

About Westfield
Historic Westfield was first settled in 1802, making it the oldest community in Chautauqua County. Located in the heart of the Concord Grape Belt, Westfield is known as the Grape Juice Capital of the World. The Welch Co. was established here in the 1890s. Picture friendly people living on tree-lined streets, in safe neighborhoods with over 120 listings on the National Register of Historic Places. Imagine the charm of 19th century America! Main Street shopping and dining are within easy walking distance of the Antique Show. We hope you'll visit and enjoy antique shopping, exhibits and a stroll through the beautiful Village of Westfield. We look forward to seeing you.

McClurg Museum
An 1820 frontier mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Home of the Chautauqua County Historical Society. Displays on three floors. Exhibit: The Lincoln Legacy: Chautauqua County Connections to the Great Emancipator. The mansion sits in the center of Moore Park and the McClurg Museum is open 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday thru Saturday.

Book and Paper Show Committee _______ Chautauqua County Historical Society


from the McClurg Museum - Westfield, New York
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