Willard House and Clock Museum of Grafton, MA

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Willard House

Willard House
Photo courtesy of The Willard House and Clock Museum

Is the oldest house built by a white man in Grafton.
The original owner of the Willard House was Joseph Willard - 1716.

Joseph Willard was the first white settler in Grafton.
He was a "Webster and a Farmer" and his four Grandchildren
(born between 1743-1757) were famous clockmakers.
Source: Town of Grafton "Survey and Inventory of Historic, Architectural and Cultural Resources" July 1991 Grafton Historical Commision by Anne McCarthy Forbes

The other "oldest house" is the Long House built by the Hassanamisco Indians
which is said to be much older than the Willard House

Willard House and Clock Museum
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We have been informed that the Willard House Museum Shop sells (and ships) hard cover and soft cover copies of Pierce's "History of Grafton"

Willard House and Clock Museum
11 Willard Street
Grafton, MA 01536