Mysterious Gravestone

A mysterious gravestone was found face down in a corner of the Cooley Cemetery on East Street in spring 2018. It was discovered by Cheryl and Chris Klemmer when they stopped to take a picture of the new cemetery sign.

A tale of three churches, part 2

Many attempts were made to revitalize the Salmon Brook Ecclesiastical Society. In April 1831, it was voted to build a new church, in the geographical center of Granby.  And of course, a new controversy raged over the proposed location.

A Tale of Three Churches, Part 1

In the beginning, the church was in Simsbury, and the people of Salmon Brook had to travel this distance on foot or horseback. The roads were mere tracks through the wilderness; mud, dust or snow, according to the season.

Myron Graham Esq., Part 3

Many former ministers of the West Granby Methodist Church wrote to Myron, remembering and thanking him for his help and kindness.

Myron Graham Esq., Part 1

The Salmon Brook Historical Society recently received several boxes of family documents collected by the late Carol Guy Barnes. They were saved and donated by a cousin, Thomas Forsyth, after the death of Carol’s husband, Byron “Biker” Barnes.