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  • Collection: Help Solve These Granville Mysteries!

Hartland Hollow House Thrall-9024.jpg
A house apparently on Hartland Hollow Road. The description on the back of the photo is confusing. Can anyone shed light on what house this was?

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.

Child on Scale-7704.jpg
A small child stands on a scale as an adult reads the weight. Half a sack a potatos? (contents of the sacks unknown).

Georgie and her dad.jpeg
This mystery photo was provided by Judi Green Watson, author of the book, "Isaiah Green and Elizabeth Tefft" which documents the Green/Tefft family ancestry. A copy of the book is in the Granville Library Historical Room, as well as at the…

unidentified house Martin Petersen 1941  Hiers Photo 085-5251.jpg
Unidentified house. Summer 1941 photo taken by Herbert Hiers. The home of Martin Petersen in 1941.

Unidentified House Charles Johnson 1941  Hiers Photo 080-5246.jpg
Unidentified house. 1941 photo by Herbert Hiers. The home of Charles Johnson in 1941.

Tryon Willard 1941  Hiers Photo 058-060.jpg
A log cabin, home of Willard Tryon in 1941. Herbert Hiers photo.

Do you know anything about this house? Location?

Bettinger Album 054 Lempie Ethel and Edith 1922 -5391.jpg
Photos taken in the Dickinson orchard.

Can you confirm the identities of the people in the photos? Educated guesses:

Top Photo: Lempie Kallio, Ethel Dickinson, Edith Dickinson
Second Photo: Edith Dickinson, Viola Bettinger, Ethel…

Bettinger Album 077 Don and Joe Spring 1921-5414.jpg
From the Viola Elizabeth Bettinger (1899-1983) photo album. This photo was shared on the Granville-Tolland Community Forum page (Facebook) in February 2021. The question: Who is in this photo?

Jackie Wackerbarth Arnold provided the following,…

Bettinger Album 067 At Noble c 1923-5404.jpg
Unknown person (T?) at Noble (Hospital?) and Middlefield.

From the Viola Elizabeth Bettinger (1899-1983) photo album. Viola Bettinger was a teacher at the old Granville Village School during the early 1920's. Her photo album was donated to the…

Jones Tintype 1 TMP_7385.jpg
Matt Jones brought these four tintypes to the Historical Room wondering if the people match any photos in the museum's collection. They are from the collection of Matt's mom, Joyce Hiers Jones. Matt and Joyce are Cooley descendants and there is a…

Cabin with unidentified man.jpg
Photo from the Miles Rose family collection, probably late 1800's. No notation on the photo identifying the person or place.

Carol Laun, historian and archivist at the Salmon Brook Historical Society (Granby), noticed this photo and commented as…
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