The John Barrett Store 1816 - 1830
Grafton was a bustling center of commerce in southern Vermont during the early 1800s. The Barrett Store had 862 customer accounts during this period, 322 of them coming from surrounding communities. The names of these customers are listed in the booklet.
Innkeeping In Grafton 100 Years Ago
The story of Grafton's Old Tavern, now celebrating its 200th anniversary, during the 1860's. Guests included Ulysses S. Grant, campaigning for his first term as President, and Artemus Ward, Down East humorist and lecturer.
The Grafton Cornet Band
1867 - 1992
Twenty-five photographs enliven this booklet, which describes the history of Vermont's oldest continuously performing band.
The Life of a Vermont
Farmer and Lumberman:
The Diaries of Henry A. Thompson
of Grafton and Saxtons River
Thompson began his diary keeping in 1864 as a lad of seventeen and continued for 69 years. This booklet gives a unique account of life in Grafton during the second half of the 19th century.
An Exploration of Life, Death and Gravestone Art in Early Vermont
A fact-based fictionalized account of Rebecca Park's life and death. The well-known gravestone by master carver Moses Wright, Jr. remembers Rebecca and her fourteen children who lie with her in one of Grafton's oldest cemeteries.
The Grafton Quilt Coloring Book
49 pages — 8 1/2 x 11 size
The drawings in this book are based on the forty-nine quilt blocks created by Grafton women to commemorate Grafton and Vermont's Bicentennial in 1991. The drawings are simple, charming, and encourage creativity.
Grafton's Founding Century