By Jaime Thomas Veterans, bands, music and prayer will all be part of the Granville and Hartford Memorial Day Parade festivities next Monday, May 27. At 8 a.m. the American Legion will start off the day with a laying of the wreath ceremony at Granville High School. An hour later, they will do a ceremony […]
Fans of the Veterans Memorial Clock can now get their own copy of an iconic photograph of the clock lit up at night from the cover of the Granville Community Guide. The image of the clock by Poultney, Vt., photographer Alan Nyiri, lit up and a wintry night with the houses on North Street shimmering […]
Mayor proposes return of unique timepiece Just as the streets of Granville had not heard the chimes of the Veterans Memorial Clock in many years, the mayor proposed the return of another unique timepiece to Granville Monday night. Mayor Jay Niles asked the board if there was interest among the board members in bringing back […]
Emotional clock ceremony recognizes ‘Those Who Served.’ All of the work leading up to Sept. 18 showed that the twin mottos of “Lest We Forget — Those Who Served” is a message the Granville community has taken to heart. In a stirring, often emotional ceremony last Saturday, the Veterans Memorial Clock officially returned to its […]
Clock ceremony, parade set for Sept. 18 The Veterans Memorial Clock is set to chime again for the first time on Sept. 18 at the conclusion of a ceremony rededicating the clock near the Main Street location where it was first erected 67 years ago. This ceremony will take place rain or shine, organizers said.
Growing up, John Freed said, he had always been aware that his father was a World War II veteran and he realized the importance of what those men did for their country.
This series of articles are copied from the Granville Sentinel files from late 1942 and 1943 when the Veterans Memorial Clock first came into being. Clock articles Transcribed by Matthew Rice - errors were left in the copy as printed unless otherwise noted - from Dec. 3, 1942 Granville […]
Clock origin uncovered, repair to begin soon It hangs above Main Street and has been the subject of much discussion over the years. But new questions have entered the dialog about the Veterans Memorial Clock since fixing it once and for all became the favorite topic of clock fans in Granville.
Another article relating to the Veterans Memorial Clock once again I tried to retain any errors or misspelling from the original text. Dateline: Granville, New York, Thursday, September 30, 1943 Headline: Fraser Dedicates Town Memorial Clock Sunday; Warns of Complacency In a stirring patriotic address, before an attendance of about 1,000 people, who […]