Interview with Fran Grout Part 1

Title

Interview with Fran Grout Part 1

Description

In the two interviews with Fran Grout, Laura and Castle are gathering information about The Grange. Fran (Lawton) was born in Dummerston and became a member of the Grange as a teenager. She married Grank Grout (of Newfane) and explains the "Who's Who" of the Grout Family lineage. Fran lived in Williamsville her entire adult life, and was an active member of the Williamsville Grange right up to 1969 when it dissolved. Social life revolved around the Grange. Fran shared fond memories of their activities as well as her in-depth knowledge of the Grange, which was an important (and powerful) entity nationally, at the State level and locally.

Date

2003

Creator

Laura Wallingford-Bacon

Media Player

Interviewee

Fran Grout

Interviewer

Laura Wallingford-Bacon and Castle Freeman

Location

Williamsville, Vermont

Citation

Laura Wallingford-Bacon, “Interview with Fran Grout Part 1,” Newfane/Brookline Community Memory, accessed November 29, 2021, http://communitymemory.moorefreelibrary.org/items/show/118.