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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…

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NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO MARCH 20TH.

Rowley Roswell Springfield_Republican_1904-02-28.pdf
An account of murder and mayhem in the village!

Oh wait, never mind.......

Yarmitsky Omansky Family.jpg
NOTE: You will need to use the "enlarge" (+ icon) to make the newspaper type in the viewing windows legible. The 30 Sep 1911 Springfield Daily News account of a tragic murder in West Granville.The article mentions a photo (shown here; the two men in…

Beauty Contest 1959.jpg
Independence Day Beauty Contest photos, provided by Marion Pratt Riensema. These also appeared on the Granville-Tolland Community Facebook page, 19 Dec 2021 courtesy of Marion. Comments follow:GP: "I drove the winners in ‘59 and ‘60. I believe Nancy…

Train Derailment 1939 11 07 a-6856.jpg
A nine car train derailed on 07 Nov 1939, injuring five passengers and bruising dozens. The derailment occurred on the section of line somewhere between Westfield and Springfield.

The photos were taken by one of the Hiers brothers. It appears the…

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On November 15, 2021 the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation (NCCHP) in Granville, MA. was the recipient of a most generous donation made by Mr. Wilson Rider of Granville. Mr. and Mrs. Rider owned this Model T Ford for many years and…

Drum Makers Ball 1860 12 31-8628.jpg
Flyers for the Drum Makers' Ball, 31 Dec 1860 and 01 Jan 1863. The 1860 event was only months before the beginning of the Civil War. The 1863 event occurred on the day the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect. The Civil War would continue for…

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Event programs for the Granville Community Fair. These programs are digitized and available in full at the Granville Library page at Internet Archive. See links to full text by year below. A few years are missing. If you have a program for a missing…

Independence Day 2016 Clifford 02.jpg
Photos of the 2016 Independence Day parade in Granville, Massachusetts.

Flag at Noble & Cooley 2013.jpg
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 could share? Contact the Historical Room at the Granville Library.

Independence Day 2021 Parade Poster.png
After a year of relative isolation due to the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, Granville once again celebrated Independence Day with the traditional parade event!
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