Grafton Historical Society

The Grafton Historical Society, established in 1981, is organized to collect, preserve, interpret and share historical records and artifacts.  It actively shares items and topics of local interest and significance through lectures, exhibits, programs and publications.  In addition, it does provide local genealogy assistance.

The Society meets monthly, April through December, with a program or activity of local interest.

Current officers are:  President - Jeffrey Paine
                                Vice President - Ken Niebuhr
                                Secretary - Betsye Mowry
                                Treasurer - Joseph Ferrannini

Among its resources, the Society has a collection associated with Mina Hydorn which includes scanned diaries and other correspondence, some with transcriptions, pictures and other written records.  Contact Jeffrey Paine at for a list of the scanned records available online as well as hardcopy.

For inquiries regarding Society activities, participation and membership, please contact Town Historian, Pat Niebuhr, at 658-3737.

Let it snow!

Let it snow!


Historical Society Event!

Date: Jan 6th- Sunday
Time: 2:00pm
Place: Grafton Senior Ctr


January 2019: There will be election of Officers and Trustees for the year 2019. We are planning a delicious covered dish luncheon. A turkey will be provided.
Call Pat @ 518-658-3737 and let her know what you would like to bring.
You are welcome to bring a Guest!

This will be a day to learn more about next year’s program’s. More importantly, an opportunity to learn what you would like to see happen. We always welcome Volunteers to our group.

So, come relax and enjoy!

We wish you all a happy holiday season filled with peace. 

New Exhibit: Views of Winters Past.