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Ice Harvest 2017 Scene 1 NCCHP.jpg
The Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation (NCCHP) has a tradition of holding an annual ice harvest, featuring a presentation by Dennis Picard. These photos are of the 2017; the second to last is the 2019 event. The final photo is an…

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

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

Armistice Day 1.jpg
Photo of Granville Armistice Day celebrants.

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…

Comet Neowise 2020 07 17 Dorrie Holmes Photo.jpg
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 dipper and little bit to the right.

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…

Flood of 1955 Stub Hunt.jpg
From Lodema "Dolly" (Banks) Hunt's (1905-1997) account of the life of her husband Francis Robert "Stub" Hunt (1903-1996):

"It was what is called a flash flood and by morning it had cleared. But, as water had run in the hay bay, we had to watch to…

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…

2007 07 04 Parade Tractor Outhouse.jpg
Fourth of July Parade in Granville, 2007

Granville Bicentennial 1954 Announcement.jpg
A collection of documents relating to the Granville Bicentennial event held June 26-27, 1954.You can also view a collection of photos of this event by CLICKING HERE.
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