Historical Room Artifact Collection


Historical Room Artifact Collection

Collection Items

Thankful Clark Sampler, circa 1813
A sampler created by Thankful Clark at the age of 14. It reads as follows (verbatim):"Make well of precioutime * while in yourpower be carefulwell to husband every * hour the time willcome * when you willsore * lament the happy moments that you…

Elvira Dickinson Sampler, 1830
A sampler created by Elvira Dickinson in 1830. The sampler concludes with this sage advice and what appears to be a bit of humor by its creator: "Youth is the time for improvem."

Celia, The Library Club Doll
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 seemingly impossible statement. This brought in nearly $500.00.
The chief interest in this fair…
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