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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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…

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.

Independence Day in Granville, 2020

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Independence Day in The Age of COVID 19. July 4, 2020, Granville, Massachusetts.

Granville Class of 2020 Parade

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The Granville Class of 2020 Parade, May 29, 2020

Video courtesy of Hunter Smith (see copyright).

Note: Original video edited to 37 second…

Marjorie Williams Webb Bloomberg (1919 - 2012)

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Obituary: GRANVILLE – Marjorie Williams Webb Bloomberg, 93, died September 19, 2012 at the Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Home, Wayland, MA.…