2014 Christmas Parade
Hope you were able to visit Historic Granville for the Christmas Event. But just in case, you were inside shopping and missed the parade, here's a replay:
2014 Quilt Show Winners
See photos and complete coverage of the 2014 Quilt Show here.
Tennessee's Promised Land Trail
Granville Celebrates Its Past
The historic steamboat town of Granville, on the Cumberland River, has witnessed an astonishing evolution in its lifetime. Driving into town on a Saturday afternoon you may find yourself blinking. Men sit on benches on the porch outside the old T.B. Sutton General Store telling yarns. Across the road a glimpse in the window reveals a barber preparing his customer for a close shave with a cut-throat razor.
“I don’t want to miss the ice cream,” I tell my guide, Chris Neeley, long-time resident and board member of the Granville Museum, as he shepherds me into the emporium opposite the Ice Cream Shop. “They close at 3 p.m., don’t they?” “You won’t,” he reassures me with a laugh. “They’re not going anywhere.” A little while later I understand. When we enter, the scene is frozen in time. A rough and tumble pair sit at the saloon table with a bottle of Dickel Whisky, eyes fixed on their hands of cards. A young girl and boy perch on stools at the ice cream counter. A fallen chocolate-covered ice cream cone lies upside down on the floor. They are all mannequins (“scarecrows”). I have stepped into a time warp. - See more Granville Celebrates Its Past