The Wilderness Road Regional Museum’s Bookstore and Gift Shop is a source of fun, educational, and useful souvenirs. Locally made soaps, unique pillows decorated from pressed flowers, and colorful door wreaths are available for purchase, as well as books on wildlife, cooking, and kids’ books. Most visitors are intrigued by the books detailing local and regional history, such as the following best selling books.
The Wilderness Road, by Robert L. Kincaid and Jay Monaghan. Readers are captivated by the tale of discovery and conquest made possible by the main wagon road west.
Little Walkers Creek: A History of the Land and its People, by Rebecca Cox Sowers. An invaluable asset to regional research, information in this book is compiled from First Land Grants held by the Library of Virginia, as well as courthouse, military, and census records in a detailed account of the region’s territories and community.
Pulaski County, Virginia: An Historic & Descriptive Sketch, 1907-2007, by R. Lloyd Mathews. Written by a true Pulaski County Historian, readers can learn about a century’s worth of legacy to share with many generations to come.
County Courthouses of Virginia, Old and New, by Mary B. Kegley Bucklen and Larrie L. Bucklen. One of the museum’s bestselling authors, Mary B. Kegley Bucklen collaborates on this collection of maps, black and white photographs of county courthouses, and sketches of their pasts along with notes on the architects and builders.