Museum Hours & Information


The Granville Historical Society Museum is now open for the season; the Research Center remains open on Thursdays. 

Museum hours
(through Aug. 31
):

Wednesday: 1:00-4:00
Thursday: 1:00-4:00
Friday: 1:00 to 4:00
Saturday: 10:00 to 4:00
Sunday: 1:00 to 4:00

(Closed Monday-Tuesday) 

Research Center hours:

Thursdays: 9:30 to noon
and 1:00 to 4:00 

Anyone wishing to make special arrangements should contact Theresa Overholser or call the Historical Society at 740-587-3951 and leave a message.

The museum and research center are located at 115 E. Broadway.  For a map to the GHS, please click here.  

For a calendar view of our hours and events, please click here.

Both the museum and research center are free and open to the public. We look forward to your visit!

For more information, please contact us by
clicking here.

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Latest news from the Granville Historical Society

Friday
Aug082014

Fall GHS Programs Announced

The Granville Historical Society has announced its fall programs of lectures, dinners, and more. All the details can be found in our most recent issue of Modern Times, but here’s the lineup:

  • Sep. 17, 7 p.m.:  Lecture by Professor Tom Gallant on the history of schools in Granville Township.
  • Late September - Mid-November:  fundraising raffle to win a painting by local artist Jay Young. 
  • Nov. 18, evening:  Traditional Fall Banquet in the Amelia Room at Kendal.
  • Dec. 6, 1 - 9 p.m.: Candlelight Walking Tour. The museum will host a number of artists and craftspeople selling a terrific collection of items.
  • Dec. 7, 3:30: Celebration of Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas’s centenary at the Davis Shai house. We will serve tea and show the film of Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales.

Saturday
Aug022014

New Modern Times Now Available

The August issue of our monthly e-newsletter, Modern Times, is now available.  If you're a subscriber, you've already received it by email.

This month features an overview of our fall programs, a tip on how you can help the GHS by shopping through Amazon Smile, the Archival Item of the Month, and more.

To receive each new issue of Modern Times directly in your inbox, please email us at granvillehistorical@gmail.com. You do not have to be a member of the GHS to sign up!  To read previous issues of Modern Times, please click here.
Friday
Jul112014

Please Support the GHS by shopping through "Amazon Smile"

Now there's an easy way to support the Granville Historical Society that costs you nothing. If you are an Amazon customer, we'd love for you to start shopping through Amazon Smile and direct 0.5% of your purchase to the GHS. Bookmark that page and you will get the same prices, deals, Amazon Prime privileges, etc., but Amazon sends a bit of its proceeds back to us.  Every penny helps!

We also appreciate direct donations, and you can learn more about donating (Paypal, check, or in-kind) here.

Thank you as always for supporting the Granville Historical Society! 

Tuesday
Jul082014

New Modern Times Now Available

The July issue of our monthly e-newsletter, Modern Times, is now available.  If you're a subscriber, you've already received it by email.

This month features stories on increased visits to the GHS museum, the artifact of the month, and more.

To receive each new issue of Modern Times directly in your inbox, please email us at granvillehistorical@gmail.com. You do not have to be a member of the GHS to sign up!  To read previous issues of Modern Times, please click here.

Friday
Jun202014

Check out these terrific panoramic photos of Granville historical markers

Photographer Bryant A. Gilbert has posted a series of panoramic photos of our local historical markers, giving pretty great views of the village as well (scroll down for more). Gilbert's other (non-Granville) photos can be seen here