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 Museum Bookstore

Many publications are available at our Museum Bookstore!

Our online Bookstore is being updated and will soon be available to take your online orders. In the meantime please drop by the museum on Saturday or Sunday, 11am - 4pm if you'd like to purchase a book or learn more about our local history.

San Diego County tax is 7.75% and is added in the cart.
Shipping and Handling (S&H) is $6.00 per book (for the lower 48 states) and is figured into the price of each book when it is added to the cart. For multiples of the same book, please call us for pricing.

Books Ready to Order Online (*New)

(#) Title Author Publisher Summary Price S&H

Memories of the Early Settlements

Ella Mc Cain

Mountain Empire Historical Society {MEHS)

An important personal account of the trials and tribulations, joys and events in a large area of the Mountain Empire including Dulzura, Potrero and Campo

$24.95 + tax $6.00 per book
(2) Sam Cameron's Diary; 1875-1903 Sam Cameron MEHS A personal diary by Sam Cameron where he revealed his true feelings about every topic he thought about; life, sheep, cows, girls, the weather and much more $14.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(3) Campo, the Forgotten Gunfight Bryon Harrington Self The tale of the gunfight between the Cruz Lopez Gang (Mexican bandits) and the Gaskill Brothers (early settlers in Campo) $23.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(4) History of Highway 94 Shirley Bowman Reider MEHS History of the Historic Highway 94 from Jamul to Boulevard $24.95 + tax $6.00 per book  

May They Rest in Peace

Cherry S. Diefenbach


Stories of the Milquatay Pioneer Cemetery and other cemeteries in the Mountain Empire area

$23.95 + tax $6.00 per book
(6) History of Agua Caliente Springs and Agua Caliente Regional Park Frederick H. Wills MEHS A history along S-2 east of the Laguna Mountains $23.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(7) Buenos Dias, Tecate June Nay Summers MEHS An authoritative early history of the founding of Tecate, Mexico and Tecate, USA $10.00 + tax $6.00 per book  
(8) Annie Cameron Busley's Diaries Edited by Cherry S. Diefenbach MEHS A collection of 5 diaries by Annie Cameron Busley covering activities and people in the Mountain Empire from 1926-1950 with many supporting photos included $35.00 + tax $6.00 per book  

Potrero Roots - A Backcountry Heritage

Shirley Bowman Reider


A history of the pioneers and development of the Portrero area from 1868 to present day

$19.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(10) Potrero Roots - Volume II Shirley Bowman Reider /MEHS Additional historic information on Potrero and Campo $19.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(11) Kumeyaay Ethnobotany Michael Wilken Sunbelt Native plants, their uses and history $29.95 + tax $6.00 per book  


(13) Pioneers; Natural History and Native people in the San Diego Back Ccountry MEHS MEHS Factual storis of the Native people in the Mountain Empire $14.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(14) True Tales of Historic Campo MEHS MEHS A collection of true stories about the pioneer days $14.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(15) American Prisoner of War Camps in Southern California Kathy Kirkpatrick America Through Time American Prisoner of War Camps in Southern California $23.99 + tax $6.00 per book  
(16) Renegades, Rock Houses and Resorts Cherry S. Diefenbach MEHS Stories about Jacumba Hot Springs and surroundings. Nearly 500 pages and over 1200 photos! $49.95 + tax $6.00 per book  
(17) A Combined History of Jamul and Dulzura Dr. Shoenherr MEHS A historical overview of key locations in both towns $13.95 + tax $6 per book  

La Riata starring Granny Martin (DVD)

San Diego County Farm Bureau MEHS Making a Riata from cowhide $16.95 + tax $6 per disc  
(19) This Was Yesterday Recollecting San Diego's Back Country Julie Flinn De Frate edited by Cherry S. Diefenbach MEHS Traces the Ames and Flinn families from San Diego Old Town to the Back Country $24.95 + tax $6 per book
(20) Jamul History Living Memories of George Metz George Metz Self The history of Jamul and surroundings as seen by George Metz $32.95 +tax $6 per book
(21) Trek of the Seven Sisters Sister Monica Corrigan Carondelet Health Network The diary of seven sisters in 1890 traveling to Tucson, Arizona $9.95 + tax $6 per book

Mountain Empire Historical Society books, afghans, t-shirts, caps and maps are for sale at the museum!

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