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 - Matt Kirchner
                                Vice President - Jeff Paine
                                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.

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Tea with Mrs. Lincoln!

Our Monthly Event

Date: August 21, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Grafton Senior Ctr
Speaker: Jeannette
Folger Beebe

It’s about time to have a cup of tea with Mrs. Lincoln!

Join us as Jeannette Folger Beebe takes us on a journey to look back on the amazing life of Mrs. Lincoln.

Please bring your own tea cup.
Remember the change of location. There will be a business meeting first and refreshments following the speaker. See you there!

Become a 2019 dues paying member. Still only $5!

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