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Fenn Martha Poem.jpg
A poem written by Martha "Mattie" Morgan (Fenn) Bodurtha.Date unknown.CLICK HERE for a link to photo of Mattie and her family, 1896.

Bodurtha Samuel Martha Elmer 1896.jpg
Martha "Mattie" Morgan (Fenn) Bodurtha Born: 3/13/1855, Wallingford, Conn.Married: Samuel Salmon Bodurtha, 12/14/1877, West Granville, Mass.Died: 8/24/1934, Agawam, Mass. Children: Elmer Fenn Bodurtha, b. 12/19/1884, Agawam, Mass.; d. 8/21/1963,…

This photo was kindly contributed by Timothy O'Keefe, 2022.Here is his description of the photo: "Wildcat Road, Waterfall, April 1932," according to your website. I've been calling this Hollister Brook Falls. I hike Northeast Granville regularly and…

Unknown Farm-8867.jpg
From a George Aldrich glass negative, likely 1910 to 1930.This image was shared on the Granville-Tolland community Facebook group page on June 17, 2022. BF comented: "Looks like the old Phelon homestead." RD "Liked" that Comment so unless someone…

School Photo McDonald.jpeg
Digital image provided by Frank R. Radcliff, 2022.

Photo includes his grandmother, Jessie McDonald. The McDonald family lived on a farm in northwest Granville in the late 1800's into the early 1900's. The house no longer exists. Frank would like…

Tolland Massachusetts Old Town Hall-8866.jpg
Old Town Hall and Shed, Tolland, Massachusetts. Photo date unknown. Photographer likely George Aldrich. The shed was used to house the town hearse, which was a wagon with a box on it, drawn by one horse (source: Hattie Hall Moore, 1939).

Nelson Harold and Jack-8863.jpg
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, Massachusetts.
Harold Nelson was a veteran who served in the Army during World War II.

Roberts S M Truck-8861.jpg
Information provided by Richard Roberts, 06 May 2022:"Stephen Monroe Roberts! Steve and and his wife Gladys (Barnes) Roberts lived on Holden Hill, off of Blandford Road in Granville, where he grew apples, blueberries, and peaches. He served his…

Main Road David Rose House Location 2022 04 25.pdf
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 place where Rev. Lemuel Haynes (at THIS LINK) grew up the site is historically quite significant. It…

Unknown Three Men Studio Photo Hiers Albums-8735.jpg
Three Unidentified Men, Studio Photo, From Hiers Collection.

This photo was posted on the Granville-Tolland Community Facebook group page on 25 Mar 2022. Nobody recognized the men in the photo.

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 Library.

Their generosity has been expressed in the form of financial support as well as contributions…

Main Road Maple Street 1958 01 wide view-8846.jpg
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 Street in 1958) proceeds up Granville hill on the right. The buildings in the center of the photo are…
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