​HISTORICAL DVD's FOR SALE

DVD's are $20 each, if picked up locally in Laurel.  If mailed, there is a $5 S&H charge.  Discount provided for multiple disc purchases.

The Laurel Historical Society has begun to record on video various presentations and speakers.  These have been put onto DVD's and are being offered for sale to the public.   All discs are roughly 40 minutes long.

Currently for sale are the following:

VINTAGE LAUREL POSTCARDS -  A presentation by noted Laurel historian, Kendal T. Jones, of his early 19th century collection of postcards of Laurel scenes and architecture.

TRIBUTE TO KENDAL T. JONES - A series of noted speakers relate the great accomplishments of Kendal at our Summer 2015 general meeting.

LAUREL HARVEST FESTIVAL - Video footage of the town's 1941 festival taken just weeks before the outbreak of WWII. Numerous bands and businesses are featured. Three segments in B&W, one in color.

LIFE IN LAUREL - THEN & NOW -  Another presentation by Kendal Jones of more of his postcard collection.  This showing was before an audience at the OSHER Institute in Lewes, DE in September 2015.

The third book in the cemetery series, Cemeteries Around Laurel, Delaware, was launched by the Laurel Historical Society in 2011. The book documents 25 local cemeteries that include genealogies, stories, listings and photographs. Old Christ, Mt. Pleasant, Broad Creek, Epworth and Bethesda are church cemeteries that have been surveyed and documented by the Laurel Historical Society Cemetery Project. The book also lists family cemeteries of Adams, Chipman, Collins, Hitchens, Phillips, Records, Short, Warrington, Wingate, and many others.


Price: $40 (includes shipping)


Authors: Doug Breen and Chuck Swift

238 pages

Copyright 2011


The second book in the cemetery series, Cemeteries in Laurel, Delaware, was launched by the Laurel Historical Society in May 2010. The book is a comprehensive listing of the families and individuals who are interred at the various cemeteries within the Town of Laurel. An excellent resource for genealogists and historians, the book also includes an overview of the history of the various cemeteries.


Price: $40 (includes shipping)


Authors: Doug Breen and Chuck Swift

Copyright 2010




The book is a comprehensive listing of the nearly 5,000 families and individuals who are interred at the cemetery. An excellent resource for genealogists and historians, the book also includes an overview of the cemetery's history, special features found within the grounds, and some stories of the families who are found there. Other interesting features include maps of the numerous sections of the cemetery, photos of various headstones, and a listing of organizations and symbols.


Price: $40 (includes shipping)


Authors: Doug Breen and Chuck Swift

167 pages

Copyright 2009

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