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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Dickinson Reunions, 1906 to 1925

Dickinson Reunions 1906 to 1925.pdf

Records from 1906-1925 reunions of descendants of Bevel Dickinson. Most were held in or near Granville. Includes lists of attendees and their…

University of Massachusetts Flower Queen, 1953

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Clipping from the 28 October 1953 Springfield Union newspaper concerning the Flower Queen finalists at the 41st annual UMass horticulture show.…

Bicentennial Parade, 04 July 1976, King Family, Oxen and Carriage

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This photo was taken in front of 458 Main Road, Granville, MA. during the 1976 Bicentennial Celebration Parade. The photo was shared with the…

Celia, The Library Club Doll

Celia 2021 Feb.jpg

From Wilson's "History of Granville Massachusetts":

"In November, 1896, a fair was held, the first in twenty-five years, if you can credit such a…

Baker Quilt: West Granville Needlework at the F.G. Baker House inspired the historic Deerfield Arts and Crafts Movement, by Corey Phelon Geske, Copyright 2021

Baker Quilt Part 1 West Granville Needlework inspires Deerfield Arts and Crafts Movement, Phelon Geske.pdf

Research done by Corey Geske in connection with the Baker quilt.

See below for more detailed information and links to the Daniel Rose (Baker)…