Relatives of the First John Grave, Three Sisters and Their Families, Tour the Deacon’s House

On an early October morning, Cynthia Kremser from Oregon, Jeanne Murphy from Virginia, and Beth Bronson from Nigeria were guests at the Grave House. Board members provided a genealogical history of the Grave family and gave a room-by-room tour of the House. Of particular interest were the dates and construction […] Read more »

Madison 2nd and 4th grade program continues

The annual Spring program for all public second and fourth grade students is a joint Event of the Madison Historical and the Deacon John Grave Foundation. Over three days, around 500 students, teachers and parents rotated between three education stations to learn about early Madison. The Deacon John Grave House […] Read more »

Strong House Seniors Visit the Grave House Again for History and Hearth Cooking

Strong House Seniors Visit the Deacon John Grave House Again in Madison CT

On April 15th, the Strong House of Madison made their annual visit to enjoy our historical program depicting everyday life in colonial Connecticut. The history of the house and the Grave family provided interesting discussions. Some toured the second floor for a demonstration about flax growing, linen making, spinning and […] Read more »