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Old Holley Grange Hall memories hark back to another era


August 26, 2020

THE HOLLEY FAIR, above, takes place at the Grange.

When the old Grange Hall in Holley burned down in 2013, it marked the last of an era for that community.

By then Grange 325 had already been disbanded and the building was being used as a residence. Luckily, the couple living there discovered the flue fire in time to get out, along with their two dogs.

In the past, Grange members were called Patrons of Husbandry. Those from Holley Grange had banded together as farmers in search of furthering their knowledge of agriculture through a friendly exchange of ideas abetted by information from the National Grange Association. In 1903 they applied...

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