Growing Up in Athens, A Collection of Memories


Growing Up in Athens,


The long awaited book full of memories, stories, poems and songs all about living and growing up in Athens is here!

Spanning 100 years, this hard cover premium book if full of photos and recollections of Athenians who speak of before cars to the present decade.

In the voices of people who grew up here, Growing Up in Athens brings you the essence of this one small town nestled in the hills of Southeastern Ohio.

“These stores recount tales from childhood to experiences of adults and of lives lived in the shadow of Ohio University.  There is something for everyone in these pages and so worth the read!” ~Bosha Green

This high quality 305 page book is full of historic photographs, history, antics and the lives of neighbors, friends and family. This book will not be reprinted so get your copy today!

Measures 11″ X 9″ X 1″
Hard Cover with Dust Jacket, 305 pages

“But the best part about growing up in Athens? We’re still talking about it.” ~Kirstin Thomas
“A true age of innocence in a place in our world where you could be six years old, independent, and safe.” ~Michael Shirey
“We all had leeway to find our own interests, to blossom, to unfold.” ~Melody Sands
“For many of us, growing up in Athens was a cross between The Wonder Years and Leave it to Beaver.” ~ Geoffrey Rosenberg




Additional information

Weight 14 oz
Dimensions 12 x 9 x 2 in