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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"The Life, Trial and Conviction of Capt. John Brown," published 1959

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100 pages, published by Robert M. De Witt, New York, NY, 1859

Horse and Driver on Main Road, Granville, 1980's

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"Jadi" in front of 462 Main Road, driven by Roxanne (Woodger) Blaze. Photo taken some time between 1982 and 1987.. Photographer not known.

Comet Neowise, July 2020

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Comet Neowise photographed from Granville, July 17, 2020 around 9:30. Location: Northwest sky, find the big dipper, then look below the cup of the…

Granville Library in the Time of COVID-19 (2020)

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1. Notices in front of the library, summer 2020.
2. Outdoor Story Time: Linda Dickinson entertains the kids with a story, October 3, 2020.

Anna Reed Barlow (1802-1891) and Edmund Barlow (1796-1864)

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Shawl and quilt, belonged to Anna (Reed) Barlow.

Photos courtesy of Kathleen Clifford Ivory, July 2020.