Welcome! This site is a joint project of the Granville Public Library Historical Room and the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation, located in Granville, Massachusetts. Our goal is to digitally preserve and share Granville history.

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Granby Road 0023

Granby Road 0023 Hodge Harry 1941  Hiers Photo 061-063.jpg

23 Granby Road, Granville, Massachusetts

Home of Harry Hodge in 1941 (Hiers photo).

Tryon / Chapman House

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A log cabin, home of Willard Tryon in 1941. Herbert Hiers photo.

Do you know anything about this house? Location?

Cross Road 0131

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131 Cross Road, Granville, MA.
Photo: Herb Hiers, 1941
History (Not All History Known): William Hansen > Milton Hansen > Ruth Hansen

Granby Road 0233

Granby Road 0233 Hunt Home 1941 Hiers photo 007-008.jpg

233 Granby Road, next to the Gran-Val Scoop.

1941 photo by Herbert Hiers. Owned by the Hunt family at that time.

Old Tree Near 655 Blandford Road

Tree on road above Cobble Mountain Reservoir Paul Jensen photo.jpg

The old tree near 655 Blandford Road, overlooking the Cobble Mountain Reservoir. Tree removed 2020 (or 2019?).

Granby Road 0015 0017 0019

Granby Road 0017 Bettinger Harold 1941 Hiers photo 025-027.jpg

17 Granby Road (center house).
1941 photo taken by Herbert Hiers. #17 was owned by Harold Bettinger at that time.