The following books are for sale from our gift shop.

ROCHESTER   Postcard History Series by Alan Calavano. Rochester, Minnesota has grown & changed incredibly since it was chartered as a city in 1858. Many of the places depicted in this book either no longer exist or have changed significantly. Despite these changes, Rochester retains its small-town charm. Using vintage postcards, this book tells the story of the development of a remarkable community. Whether readers have lived in Rochester all of their lives or are first-time visitors, this book is a fascinating look back into a unique history. Softcover, 128 pages. $21.95
HISTORIC MAYOWOOD MANSION  A Pictorial Guide compiled by Michele L. Amundsen and Barbara D. Dahlin. This booklet provides the reader with an introduction to the Mayo family and their association with the City of Rochester and the Mayo Clinic. Pertinent features of the Mayowood Mansion, built by Dr. & Mrs. Charles Horace Mayo, and its grounds are succinctly described and illustrated with excellent supporting photographs. Softcover. $2.00
IMAGES OF AMERICA:  ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA by Ted St. Mane. Refresh your memory or become acquainted with vintage Rochester, MN through a series of photographs selected & researched by Ted St. Mane. The captions that accompany each photograph contain just the right amount of information to satisfy the most inquisitive peruser. Softcover, 128 pages. $21.95
I STARTED ALL THIS The Life of Dr. William Worrall Mayo, by Judith Hartzell. Patriarch of the Mayo Clinic, the “Little Doctor” was a man of many diverse talents. He was a farmer; a newspaper editor, frontier doctor and daring surgeon, as well as a civic & political activist. But most of all, W.W. was a man of values and character who passed on these traits to his two sons, along with instilling within them a lifelong devotion to medicine. Softcover, 177 pages. $18.95