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Aunt Bessie Beats the Band 1941 05 13 cover.jpg
A play put on by the Grange Players held at the Grange hall on Granby Road, Granville, Massachusetts on May 13, 1941.The players are listed as Avis(?) no last name; Frisbie (no first name); Mrs. Frisbie; Dickinson; Milton Hansen; Milo (no last name);…

2023 History On The Go 01.JPG
A brochure published by the Pioneer Valley History Network (PVHN) publicizing five "trail" days during the summer and fall of 2023. Each day features a different selection of historic sites and museums. See the brochure for details.

The Noble &…

2023 09 20 Deborah Sampson Flyer.jpg
A flyer for the upcoming (or past, depending on when you read this) Living History event at the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation (NCCHP) on September 20, 2023 at 6:30 PM, 42 Water Street, Granville, MA.

This performance comes highly…

Photos of the 250th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Granville (1754-2004), contributed by the West Granville Congregational Church.

First photo shows the people who built the float:

Marty and Deborah Boulanger
Susan Adams…

Post Office Visit Brownies 1986 05-9574.jpg
Brownie Troop 221B visited the Granville Post Office (01034) in May, 1986. Photos from the Elizabeth ("Betty") Carpenter collection, donated by Karen J. Carpenter, 2023. Betty Carpenter served as Postmaster. The Granby Road post office was replaced…

Academy Hall Rededication 1975 01-9407.jpg
In 1975 Academy Hall was rededicated after some restoration work was done to the facility. To celebrate the milestone a reception was held, and R. Jay Drolett was there with his camera. The photos were assembled in an album which was then donated to…

Harvest Fair 1985 B Horbor selling records and games-9043.jpg
Photo donated to the Library Club in 1988 by Barbara Horlor showing the Library Club stand at the 1985 Granville Harvest Fair. Items being sold included vinyl records for $1.00 each, and used books.

Harvest Fair 1984 H Johnson and M Dickinson selling used books-9047.jpg
A collection of photos from the 1984 Granville Harvest Fair, donated to the Library Club by Barbara Horlor in 1988.

This writer recalls driving past the 1984 Harvest Fair late in the day after a long leaf-peeping drive, wandering aimlessly through…

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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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…
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