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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Granville Heirloom Recipes, Part One

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Old recipes. No guarantees, bakers beware! There may be gems and there may be duds. Baking times and temps are often not provided because the recipes…

Miles J. Rose (1839-1915)

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Miles Rose was a direct descendant of Jonathan Rose, one of Granville's original settlers. He is said to have been the last Rose to live in Granville,…

Jesse and Hannah Boulanger, 2021 Independence day Parade

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Jesse and Hannah enjoying the 2021 Independence Day Parade.

Independence Day 2016

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Photos of the 2016 Independence Day parade in Granville, Massachusetts.

Independence Day 2013

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The 20' by 30' flag at the Noble & Cooley Company (founded 1854) in Granville, Independence Day 2013.

Do you have any photos of the 2013 parade you…