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New books about Camden’s History Available

The Camden Archives now how two books about Camden’s rich and interesting history fresh off the printing press and is ready for sale!

2018 BICENTENNIAL BOOK – $20The 104-page book was researched, written and printed by our friends at the Camden Archives. and is photograph-driven, mostly color photos accompanied by researched text. It focuses on Camden’s history–particularly businesses– in the time since the Sesquicentennial Booklet was printed in 1968. The book took a lot of time and work, but was a “labor of love” for the women at the Archives. Click here to view just a few pages from the book…to get you started.

Also available is the Restaurants, Hotels, Taverns and Boarding Houses of Camden book.

The books are $20 each with all proceeds to benefit the Camden Archives. Click Restaurants, Hotels…of Camden Book to view a few page of this book…just to get your started.

The Bicentennial Book and the History of Camden’s Restaurants, Bars and Taverns can be purchased at the Camden Archives (hours below) or the Village offices in the Town Hall and at the Camden Public Library.  They will also have books for sale at the September 1 Bicentennial Celebration and the Black Walnut Festival.

Thank you to the ladies of the Archives for these books and all you do to preserve Camden’s rich and interesting history.


Camden Archives
Camden Town Hall
56 W. Central Avenue
Camden, Ohio 45311

Tuesday & Thursday                    1:30 – 4:30
First Saturday of the month      10:00 – 2:00
Open other days/times by prearranged appointment or when Archives Volunteers are doing unscheduled work on site.