Local Author's Book Corner
Available Monday - Friday 9 AM - 4:30 PM at the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce 116 East Bridge Street, one block from the Bibbs Graves Bridge in historic downtown Wetumpka.
Images of America Wetumpka by Jan Wood and Joe Allen Turner Price $22
Currently Out of Print , Please visit the Elmore County Museum for a copy
The Heritage of Elmore County, by Heritage Publishing Consultants
Montgomery and the River Region Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Mary Ann Neely $40
Wetumpka; The Golden Years by Edgar Welden $40
The Plight of Red Eagle by James L. (Buddy) Estes $17.95
Alabama Home Sweet Home by Image Publishing Inc. $35
Shall We Gather CookBooks by Trinity Episcopal Church $20
Wetumpka, The Golden Years: Books for sale!
You can purchase your copy of Wetumpka "The Golden Years" 1942-1965 from the Chamber Office. Written by Mary & Butch Gantt and compiled by Edgar Welden, this book features history of Wetumpka football teams, bands, scores and highlights, The Truman Welch Story, band members' stories and trips, honors and achievements and much much more! Get your copy today for only $40!
Purchase your copy today of Alabama Home Sweet Home. This is a beautifully completed, 380+ page, full color, hard cover, 9” by 12” coffee table book featuring all the best of Alabama. With Introduction by Randy Owen, this stunning compilation features compelling stories of famous and not-so-famous Alabamians who have brought great pride to their home state. The selection committee chose to include Alabama Celebrities, Statesmen and Visionaries with Regional Photo Essays and Profiles of Distinction.
The beauty and unique character of the entire state was photographed by some of the area’s finest photographers. Profiles of the history and contributions of outstanding Alabama organizations that continue to positively impact the state’s economy provide opportunities for Alabama’s workforce.
These books can serve as gifts, information for company executives, recruitment efforts, employees, or to sell within your own organization. Purchase your copies today for $35.00 from the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce or the Elmore County Historical Society.
Heritage of Elmore County Books
Purchase price is $70.20
The Heritage of Elmore County Books may be purchased at the Elmore County Museum during hours of operation.
Additional Copies of Historical Books can also be Found at these Locations:
Elmore County Museum
Elmore County Museum
112 South Main Street
Open: Friday and Saturday
10:00am - 3:00pm
For special tours call:
Kathleen Holt - 334-567-6688
Elmore County Association of Black Heritage
202 Lancaster Street
Open: Every Tuesday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm
For private showings call
Elmore County Historical Society Post Card Sale
The Elmore County Historical Society is selling post cards of buildings which have historical interest to Wetumpka. Pictured locations include: Elmore County Court House, Elmore County Museum, Elmore County Museum of Black History, Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce, Bibb Graves Bridge, Old Calaboose, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church and Guilfield Baptist Church. This pack of 10 cards may be purchased for $5.00. Individual cards are $.50 each. Cards may be purchased from the Chamber Office or the Elmore County Museum.