Last week I headed over to our local museum at The John Hay Center to research the history of our new-to-us 1886 building. Since learning that the original owner of our building was James A. Kemp, founder of The Salem Leader, Jeremy Elliott also found an antique book with a J. A. Kemp stamp… Read More
Went to install a new door today, instead found a secret antique door hidden behind the walls! It’s just beautiful. Can’t wait to get it cleaned up!
Washington County Fair Parade entrants on the Public Square
As the nondescript pegboard comes down, more years of history are revealed! Behind one wall, we found two layers of vintage wallpapers.
From drab painted pegboard to beautiful exposed brick accents!
If you are visiting near us on the Square (like on that beautiful black bench out front) you can already link to our Spectrum/Time Warner Cable Hotspot!
Had a little post lease-signing pizza party. The grandbabies wanted to know why there aren’t any books yet!
Found this nest while trimming the tree behind the store. Hope to find a way to support it and keep those eggs safe!
Coming soon to Salem, Indiana, in beautiful Washington County! Full Service New Book Retailer Book & eBook Sales Online Public Meeting Room with Kitchenette Free Wifi Available Reading & Writing Groups Kid’s Camp-out at the Bookstore Overnights And much, much more! Sign up on our email list to get updates and stay tuned to this… Read More