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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Truman B. Coe (2 Feb 1862 - 12 Sep 1950), Tintype

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Truman B. Coe, born in West Granville, 1862. Died 1950, buried in South Amherst Cemetery.

Ball Tickets, 1863 - 1867

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A collection of tickets to various balls in New Boston and Ashley Falls, from 1863-1867.

Granville-Tolland Lions Club

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Photos in order of most recent event to oldest:

Breakfast With Santa, 07 Dec 2019
Spaghetti Dinner, 23 Feb 2008
Harvest Fair, Oct 2008

Truman and Elizabeth (Priest) Ives Family

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Truman (1813-1900) and Elizabeth Ives (1814-1880) lived on New Boston Road (Rt. 57) in Tolland, MA. The house burned in 1929. The cellar holes for the…

Granville Public Library Plans and Build Specifications, 1900

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Plans and a project outline by the Springfield architectural firm Gardner, Pyne & Gardner for the construction of the Granville Public Library at 2…

Franklin Clark and Susan (Couch) Clark

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Franklin Clark (18 Aug 1828 - 3 Apr 1917) was born in East Hartland and served in the Civil War (Co. E 25th Connecticut Volunteers).

Susan (Couch)…