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Grafton Historical Society

147 Main Street, Grafton, VT 05146-9803
+1 802-843-2584
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Worth the effort to get here

The village is not exactly a stop enroute to somewhere but please take the time for a detour to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
A Perfect Stop!!

What a delightful stop. This little gem was a delight. The two gentlemen from the Historical... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Nancy N
Hudson, New Hampshire
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An educational, non-profit society to bring together those persons interested in history, especially the history of Grafton, Vermont; we work to discover and collect any materials such as books, papers, manuscripts, genealogical records, paintings, photographs, and artifacts illustrative of life, conditions, events, and activities of the past and present pertinent to the history of Grafton, Vermont View and experience the wonderful collections of Grafton artifacts creatively displayed in fresh exhibits that are changed annually. Our new gift shop, features wool fat soaps, books, bees wax candles,Henderson Redware, items from Cooperman Fife & Drum and much more.
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3 weeks ago
“Worth the effort to get here”
17 Sep 2017
“A Perfect Stop!!”
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147 Main Street, Grafton, VT 05146-9803
+1 802-843-2584
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The village is not exactly a stop enroute to somewhere but please take the time for a detour to visit. It's idyllic in a "non-historic preserved" way. By that we mean it's alive unlike Deerfield. The drive to get here alone makes it worthwhile. The...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed 17 September 2017

What a delightful stop. This little gem was a delight. The two gentlemen from the Historical Society were knowledgeable and friendly. There was so much to see in this small house. Amazing that there was so much in such a small space. We had a...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We visited Grafton with my mother, a former high school history teacher. She spent an hour visiting the Historical Society and learned a great deal about the town. She was especially interested in a new book about an early African American settler.

Thank traveler0758
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We totally enjoyed this museum put together by the Grafton Historical Society. The extensive collection of artifacts and records available here give a tremendous look into the history of the town from 1754 to the present. It has everything from Vt. soapstone artifacts, to videos...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Grafton is awash with history. It is literally all around you when you're in town. This gem of a museum adds a lot of details to help you really appreciate where you are. A very fascinating museum, way beyond what you'd expect from the modest...More

Thank JON S
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This well maintained Historical Society has great exhibits and wondeful information on the history of Grafton Village!! The staff were very nice and well informed!!

Thank lrwolf
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Very impressed with the Grafton Historical Society Museum. Quite extensive and informative. A hidden treasure.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 8 January 2012

It was a nice hour diversion and a great look into the area and its history.

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