O'Hara, Megan. General Store: A Village Store in 1902. Mankato, Minn: Blue Earth Books, 1998.
SECONDARY AND UP--PUBLISHED
Bryant, Charles. History of Fillmore County. Minneapolis: Minnesota Historical Company, 1882.
Curtiss-Wedge, Franklin. History of Fillmore County. Chicago, H. C. Cooper, 1912
John D. Hicks, "The Origin and Early History of the Farmer's Alliance in Minnesota," Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Volume 9, Number 3, December 1922, page 203.
Meyer, Roy K. "Forestville: The Making of a State Park," Minnesota History, 44:3 (Fall 1974), 82-95.
Merrill E. Jarchow. The Earth Brought Forth: A History of Minnesota Agriculture to 1885. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1949.
James W. Whitaker, ed. Farming in the Midwest 1840-1900. Washington: Agriculture History Society, 1974.
R. Douglas Hurt. American Farm Tools: from Hand-Power to Steam Power. Manhattan, Kansas: Sunflower University Press, 1989.
Rhoda R. Gilman. The Story of Minnesota's Past. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1999.
John Felix Meighen Diary, 1899. John Felix Dreiden Meighen papers, Ledger Book G, Minnesota Historical Society Library.
Thomas Meighen Family Papers, Reference No. 152.F.2.4(F), Box 17, Minnesota Historical Society Library.
Pease, Brian C. History of the Village of Forestville. Unpublished paper in the Minnesota Historical Society Library, St. Paul, 1988.
Hellweg, Gregory G. A History of the Meighen's of Forestville. Unpublished paper in the Minnesota Historical Society Library, St. Paul, 1979.
Pautler, Charles Historic Forestville Agricultural Interpretive Manual.. Unpublished paper in the Minnesota Historical Society Library, St. Paul, 1997.