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  • Grafton tourist attractions include: Willard House and Clock Museum.

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History

Grafton is the home of a Nipmuc village known as Hassanamisco Reservation, the Willard House and Clock Museum, and the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Grafton consists of the North Grafton, Grafton, and South Grafton geographic areas, each with a separate zip code. Bands of the Nipmuc tribe were the indigenous inhabitants, and maintain a state-recognized reservation known as Hassanamessit, or Hassanamisco, which was formerly a Praying Indian village. Grafton was first settled by Europeans in 1718 and was officially incorporated in 1735. Grafton stands tall in the industrialization of the Blackstone Valley. Its Northeast Village was once known as "New England Village". The following is an excerpt from the Blackstone Daily about the history of the town: Grafton has been a significant contributor in the success and progress of the American Industrial Revolution that was started in 1793 by Samuel Slater with his cotton mill in Pawtucket. North Grafton's Upper Mill, now known as the Washington Mills complex that still produces abrasives, was once...

The official website for the city of Grafton is http://www.town.grafton.ma.us/.

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Grafton Obituaries

It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on February 1st, 2015 that Ellen H Burbank passed on in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Burbank was 67 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ellen H's life.

It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on December 10th, 2014 that June L Orne (Leavitt) perished in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Ms. Orne was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor June L's life.

It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on November 13th, 2014 that Susan M Langdon died in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Langdon was 64 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Susan M's life.

It was reported by The Times Record on November 11th, 2014 that John W Jr Ambrose passed away in Topsham, Maine.  Ambrose was 83 years old and was born in Grafton, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John W Jr's life.

It was revealed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on September 28th, 2014 that Margaret "Peg" Aldrich died in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Aldrich was 88 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Margaret "Peg"'s life.

It was reported by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on September 24th, 2014 that Nora K Neurdenburg (Kettner) passed on in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Ms. Neurdenburg was 70 years old and was born in Amsterdam, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Nora K's life.

It was written on September 23rd, 2014 that Arpenig Hanoian (Penny) died in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Ms. Hanoian was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Arpenig's life.

It was disclosed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on September 17th, 2014 that Theodore B "Ted" Hout passed on in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Hout was 86 years old and was born in Barberton, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Theodore B "Ted"'s life.

It was noted by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on September 7th, 2014 that Edward S Thomas passed away in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Thomas was 89 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Edward S's life.

It was revealed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on August 31st, 2014 that Gilles J Piette passed away in Grafton, Massachusetts.  Piette was 73 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gilles J's life.

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Worcester County Memorial Park

The park is open at all times, with never a period, day or night, when a family member or friend cannot visit the final resting place of a loved one. Apparent, too, is the absence of traditional monuments and tombstones found in most other...

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Riverside-Fairview Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Grafton, WA 98185

Grafton Cemetery News

Michael R. Chapman, 37
Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Michael's group home care of Bass River, 437 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915, or to United Cerebral Palsey of the North Shore, 103 Johnson St., Lynn, MA 01902.
http://www.salemnews.com/obituaries/x603543799/Michael-R-Chapman-37

Bertha 'Bert' Cowan, tireless volunteer
She leaves her daughter, Karyn Wilson-Mientka, and her husband Edward of Amherst; a granddaughter, Kristie Lee Mientka, a student at Tuft Veterinary School in Grafton ... and burial to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, all in Northampton.
http://www.gazettenet.com/2010/10/28/bertha-039bert039-cowan-tireless-volunteer

Cemeteries of Grafton, Massachusetts
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Town of Grafton - Cemetery Reminder
The Town of Grafton Cemetery Division requests that prior to March 29, 2009 all winter arrangements be ... 30 Providence Road, Grafton, MA 01519 Phone: 508-839-5335 FAX: 508 ...
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