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Museum Shop
When you plan your birthday, holiday, or special shopping, don’t forget the Past & Presents Gift Shop, where Friends members have a 25% discount. You can find a variety of historical and educational materials:

• railroad-related hats, erasers and pencil sharpeners
• traditional, old-fashioned toys
• educational books and books about the history of the area
• kits for learning crafts such as quilting, crocheting, knitting, and weaving.
• local history postcards
• T-shirts
• wood plaques representing historical Rogers buildings
• preservation how-to materials

Items below are available by mail as well as at the museum. You may purchase by mail by sending a check payable to the Friends of the RHM (sorry, no credit card sales) for the cost of the publication plus $5 for shipping and handling to 322 South Second Street, Rogers AR 72756-4546. Members of the Friends of the RHM get a 25% discount off the listed price. Be sure to include with your request your complete mailing address and your telephone number and/or email address.

A Local Kid (Does Only OK) by Ben L. Bassham

Ben Bassham's remembrances of growing up in Rogers from 1945 to 1060 will delight anyone who ever called Rogers home.

Bentonville by Monte Harris

This pictorial history of Bentonville by the museum's own Monte Harris offers over 200 photographs, many in print for the first time.

The Lost Town of Monte Ne by James F. Hales

The historic town of Monte Ne was buried beneath the waves when Beaver Lake was created in the 1960s, but great numbers of people still come from all over the country to see the remains of the famous resort. In this book the story of Coin Harvey's resort is illustrated with pictures from the time it was built until today.
The Fabulous 1960s in Rogers, Arkansas by James F. Hales
This exciting story of Rogers in the 1960s is the story of real people, places and events told with over 1000 photographs and stories featuring the unforgettable businesses, outstanding citizens, leaders of city government, industry, organizations, churches, and entertainment.
Gary Townzen's Rogers Historical Calendar 2013

Since 1986, Gary's calendars have raised enough money to buy approximately $200,000 worth of food for the needy. This year proceeds of its sale benefit the Samaritan Community Center in Rogers.

Sunken Dreams: William 'Coin' Harvey and Monte Ne, Arkansas
This 30-minute film was produced by Nathan Crowder, a graduate student in broadcast journalism at the University of Arkansas. Crowder’s documentary is a fascinating retrospective on Harvey and his resort featuring original music commissioned by Harvey as well as many photographs and interviews with relevant experts.

Rogers by Marilyn Harris Collins
Published by Arcadia Publishers, this pictorial history features over 200 photographs of historic Rogers, many never before seen in print. The book is dedicated to the Reagan sisters, Agnes Lytton Reagan, Mary Sue Reagan, and the late Betty Lynn Reagan.
Historic Monte Ne by Allyn Lord
This book includes over 200 photographs of "Coin" Harvey's resort community and a wealth of information about its history.

Rogers Arkansas 1881 - 2006 by James F. Hales

This book explores the stories of one hundred of the most interesting historical buildings in Rogers. Each account includes historic images and photographs of the building as it looks today, along with interesting facts and quotations.

Rogers: The Town the Frisco Built by Marilyn Collins

This book has been one of the best selling volumes in Arcadia Publishing’s “Making of America” series. It offers an excellent overview of area history, illustrated by historic photographs.
ShopForMuseums is Back!
When you shop right here at home in Rogers, the sales tax you pay helps to support City services such as the Rogers Historical Museum. But if you do decide to shop online, you still can benefit your local museum. Through ShopForMuseums you can purchase from dozens of leading web retailers, with a portion of the profits going to the museum of your choice. Just go to select the Rogers Historical Museum, and go shopping!

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