Welcome! This site is a joint project of the Granville Public Library Historical Room and the Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation, located in Granville, Massachusetts. Our goal is to digitally preserve and share Granville history.

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Milo Holcomb Cooley (1837 - 1892)

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Milo Holcomb Cooley was born in Granville in 1837 and served in the 27th Mass. Infantry, Co. F during the Civil War.

He was taken prisoner in 1864…

Main Road 0310, Granville, Massachusetts, Cool Pottery

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310 Main Road, Granville, Massachusetts. Home of "Cool Pottery" owned by Cooley Buy, opened October 12, 2019.

27th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (Civil War)

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The following links provide more information on the Mass 27th. Granville volunteers comprised most of Company F, as well serving in Companies E, H and…

Leland Orrin Barlow (1837 - 1864)

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Leland Orrin Barlow was born in Granville in 1837. He served in the Civil War with the 16th Connecticut Regiment, Company E. This Regiment is the…

Fall In Granville, 2019

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In order shown:
1. Pine Lake
2. Wild Cat Road
3. Shaughnessey Swamp
4. Wild Cat Road.
5. Tolland (close enough to Granville!)
6. Reagan Road

Dr. Samuel Bancroft Barlow (1798 - 1876)

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Samuel B. Barlow was born in Granville, Massachusetts in 1798. He was a student of Rev. Timothy Mather Cooley's at the West Granville Academy. Dr.…