This is a portion of 1857 and 1894 Granville maps, showing the northeast section of town. Most of this land was taken by eminent domain for the creation of the Granville Reservoir, serving the Town of Westfield, beginning in the late 1890's.
This map shows the locations of over 300 Granville homes, other structures and landmarks, based on Benjamin F. Jones' (1847-1915) research and site explorations. CLICK HERE for more information and photos of Ben Jones.
The original map is 32" square…
1855 maps of Granville as follows:
1. Granville map from Hampden County Atlas
2. Four close-up images of above map showing each quadrant (NW, NE, SW, SE).
3. Hand-drawn map of West Granville, and detail image of same drawing.
Benjamin F. Jones was a major contributor to Granville's historic archives during the late 1800's and early 1900's.He was born in West Granville on Christmas Day 1847 and died on February 20, 1915.Among his significant contributions is what is known…