Welcome! This site is a joint project of the Mabel Root Henry Historical Museum (the Historical Room at the Granville Library) and the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation (NCCHP), located in Granville, Massachusetts. Our goal is to digitally preserve and share Granville history.

Please look at the Useful Tips link to the left, or dive right in. USE THE SITE SEARCH FUNCTION when looking for people, places, events and so on. Note that search may not identify every instance of a term, especially in handwritten documents, notes, and non-searchable files.

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Nelson, Harold, and Jack, circa 1936

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Harold T. Nelson, Jr. (1924-1980) and the Nelson family dog Jack. About 1936, at the Nelson/Aldrich family farm on West Hartland Road, West Granville,…

Roberts, S.M. With Stake Bed Farm Truck

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Information provided by Richard Roberts, 06 May 2022:"Stephen Monroe Roberts! Steve and and his wife Gladys (Barnes) Roberts lived on Holden Hill, off…

Main Road, David Rose House, West Granville, Massachusetts

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The exact location of the ruins of the David Rose house in West Granville, Massachusetts, has been a topic of much speculation for many years. As the…

Three Unidentified Men, Studio Photo, From Hiers Collection

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Three Unidentified Men, Studio Photo, From Hiers Collection.

This photo was posted on the Granville-Tolland Community Facebook group page on 25 Mar…

Mabel Root Henry Historical Museum ("Historical Room") Donors

Recent Donors.pdf

A list of those whose generosity has supported the mission of the Mabel Root Henry Historical Museum (Historical Room) at the Granville Public…

Main and Granby Roads Intersection, 1957 or 1958

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A photo taken at the library corner looking west southwest (see map). The library is just out of sight on the left. Main Road (it was called Maple…