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  Grafton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grafton, a village in the county of Cheshire.
Grafton, a village in the county of Wiltshire.
Grafton County, a county in the state of New Hampshire.
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 Grafton, New South Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grafton is reachable by road from Sydney and Brisbane on the Pacific Highway (Highway 1)
Grafton, (population 17,110), is a small cathedral city on the northern east coast of New South Wales, Australia.
In the 1920s, Grafton had a train ferry to connect the railways north and south of the river, pending construction of a combined road and rail bridge.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grafton,_New_South_Wales   (209 words)

  
 The Chronicle: 7/5/2002: The Alchemist of Erudition: Anthony Grafton Spins Lively Narratives About the Forgotten ...
Grafton's unusual combination of interests led him to Joseph Scaliger, a French Calvinist scholar working in the field of "chronology." It was, arguably, the single hottest topic in European intellectual life during the 16th century.
Grafton, "guilty as charged." An unapologetic champion of intellectual biography as a genre of scholarship, he calls himself "a pointillist, or something of the sort, by nature and preference." His work tries to portray the intellectual world of a given time and place as it is refracted through the work of a single scholar.
Grafton points out that astrology was not simply respectable but a basic part of the academic curriculum -- at least at any university with a medical school, since the competent doctor needed to be able to account for relevant cosmic influences.
chronicle.com /free/v48/i43/43a01201.htm   (3051 words)

  
 Sue Grafton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sue Taylor Grafton (born April 24, 1940 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA) is a contemporary American author of detective novels.
The daughter of novelist CW Grafton, Ms Grafton is a graduate of the University of Louisville, where she earned a bachelors degree in English Literature.
Grafton based the story to some extent on her own 'fantasies' of murdering her then husband prior to divorce.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sue_Grafton   (615 words)

  
 UNH Cooperative Extension NH Counties - Grafton County - Profile
Grafton County is a rural county and is the second largest county geographically, in the state with 1.716.5 square miles or 1.1 million acres.
The population of Grafton County is estimated at 77, 100 with a population density of 44.9 persons per square mile.
Grafton was one of the five original counties and, until 1803, contained all the area now known as Grafton and Coos counties.
www.extension.unh.edu /Counties/Grafton/GCProf.htm   (704 words)

  
 Grafton
Grafton's history dates back to 1754 when the town was given the name Thomlinson and was granted its first charter by Benning Wentworth, the governor of New Hampshire.
The leading settlers of Grafton were lured with promises of hilly affordable land that could be used for farming.
Grafton is a quaint town with a population of 600 people.
www.vacationinvermont.com /towns/148.html   (372 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Grafton allied with the Duke of Newcastle against Lord Bute, whose term as Prime Minister was short-lived.
Chatham's illness at the end of 1767 resulted in Grafton becoming the government's effective leader (he is credited with entering the office of Prime Minister in 1768), but political differences and the attacks of "Junius" led to his resignation in January 1770.
Grafton County, New Hampshire in the United States is named in his honour.
encyclozine.com /Augustus_FitzRoy,_3rd_Duke_of_Grafton   (516 words)

  
 Grafton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Grafton Recruitment have announced the appointment of the former Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Sir Gerry Loughran, as non Executive Chairman of Grafton Recruitment Ireland.
Grafton one of Ireland's largest Employment Agencies is predicting a growth year in 2003, at home and abroad.
In 2002, Grafton was awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise for outstanding achievement in international trade in recognition of its success in overseas markets.
www.grafton-group.com /recruitment/news/release4.html   (306 words)

  
 Sue Grafton
Sue Grafton was born in 1940 in Louisville, KY. She has a B.A. from the University of Louisville and is married to Steven F. Humphrey.
Along with Sara Paretsky, Sue Grafton is among the new breed of mystery writers creating tough female detectives who exhibit the hard-boiled characteristics formerly reserved for men.
Grafton usually makes her subplots relate somehow to the main plot, but there's no such connection between the two elements in "P" Is for Peril.
www.notesinthemargin.org /grafton.html   (3787 words)

  
 Tour Grafton Village Cheese on the Vermont Cheese Trail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Grafton's nine cheesemakers are taught to engage all their senses - their eyes, their noses, and their touch - when converting the fresh milk of local Jersey cows into a 100% natural cheddar, without any chemical preservatives or additives, free of growth hormone, and brimming with great flavor potential.
Mohn came to Grafton via Boston via New York and for the past manyyears has enjoyed living across the street from his job with his wife and two sons in a beautiful old stone farmhouse which sits up on a bluff.
Because of the strategy Grafton has employed, an additional 2 million pounds of cheese remains on-site, aging in one of four coolers where the temperature remains ideal for this purpose.
www.vtcheese.com /vtcheese/trail/Grafton/grafton.html   (1162 words)

  
 Chester Vermont Travel Tourism Lodging - Andover Vermont - Grafton Vermont - LinkVermont.com
However, Grafton should not be thought of as an attraction, but rather a great place to stay or visit, for it is truly beautiful regardless of the season.
However, Grafton's location is such that you are within a very short drive from almost anything you might choose to do, be it a round of golf, canoeing, or an evening of summer theater.
Grafton itself is very much a paradise for cross-country skiers, and is also not far from several downhill ski areas.
www.linkvermont.com /townsvill/chester_grafton   (1096 words)

  
 Utah - Zion National Park; Grafton ghost town
Grafton is somewhere in between; a few old buildings in good condition stand in tree-lined fields near the Virgin River just south of the boundary of Zion National Park, and nearby there is a well-preserved cemetery with many graves dating from the 1860s.
The Town: Grafton was established in 1859, to provide a settlement for people to grow cotton on the fertile plains next to the Virgin River.
A few people continue to live in other houses in the neighbourhood, and some parts of the former village are fenced off yet the site is still quite atmospheric and authentic, with peaceful surroundings and with the high, colourful cliffs of the National Park providing a dramatic backdrop to the north.
www.americansouthwest.net /utah/zion/grafton_ghost_town.html   (396 words)

  
 Grafton Ponds Recreation Center - Grafton Ponds Recreation Center, Vermont
Grafton Ponds' woodland trails and fields are open from dawn to dusk for hiking, running, mountain biking and picnicing only.
Grafton's peaceful setting serves up a full plate for sports enthusiasts and rambunctious travelers seeking outdoor recreation and activities.
Simply stated, Grafton Ponds' mission is to strive to fulfill guest's recreational interests through creating fun and exciting year round programs.
www.graftonponds.com /oldtavern/recreation   (1123 words)

  
 Mary Baldwin News
Grafton was predeceased by her husband and one of her twin daughters, Letty Grafton Jernigan.
Grafton likewise inspired awe in Dr. Samuel Spencer Jr., who served as MBC president for several years during her tenure: “Martha Grafton was one of those exceptional women’s college deans in the era when only men were considered able to serve as college presidents.
Grafton’s personal life as well as her professional one – she worked after marrying and while pregnant, an uncommon practice in that era.
www.mbc.edu /news/r_detail.asp?id=1615   (1268 words)

  
 Grafton on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sue Grafton is proud of her and other female mystery novelists' contribution to the genre.
GRAFTON, WI -- Laura Bush speaks about the economy and the presidential campaign to a crowd at SEEK Careers/Staffing in Grafton, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, August 10, 2004.
GRAFTON, WI -- Laura Bush has her photo taken with audience members after speaking about the economy to a crowd t SEEK Careers/Staffing in Grafton, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, August 10, 2004.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/G/Grafton.asp   (578 words)

  
 Welcome to Grafton International
Grafton International incorporates a world of products for you to choose from, incorporating incorporating a huge range of products including bath, body and hair care, both natural and artificial nails, foot care, skin care and wax.
Grafton sources premium quality products from around the world and distributes them in the UK and Europe.
The executives of Grafton have a tremendous breadth of experience in sales, marketing and logistics and are supported by exceptional staff whose efforts ensure excellent support and service for all customers - large and small.
www.graftons.co.uk   (190 words)

  
 Sue Grafton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Like Ross Macdonald, Grafton's territory is Santa Barbara, California, depicted as "Santa Theresa." However, Kinsey Millhone lives in the converted garage of octogenarian Henry Pitts, drives a beat-up Volkswagen, dresses in jeans and turtlenecks (she owns only one dress), eats junk food, and jogs for exercise.
Grafton was born in Louisville, daughter of a mystery writing attorney who stayed late at work to turn out his three novels.
When Grafton's novels were late to press in the early 1990s, because of the author's illness and plotting problems, readers even called bookstores to complain.
www.cwru.edu /artsci/engl/marling/hardboiled/Grafton.HTM   (435 words)

  
 Grafton State Hospital, Massachusetts
INTRODUCTION Grafton State Hospital was established in its present location in 1901 (Chapter 434) as a farm colony for "chronic insane patients" of the 'Insane Hospital' in Worcester.
Grafton State Hospital was nominated as one of fifteen institutions for the 'State Hospital and School System' nomination.
LOCATION The former Grafton State Hospital is located at the juncture of the Grafton, Shrewsbury, and Westborough town lines one the eastern edge of the Central Massachusetts uplands.
www.1856.org /grafton/grafton.html   (1117 words)

  
 Profile: Sue Grafton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Grafton says that each book is really different and that a necessary evolution has taken place as Grafton progresses through her own life.
Grafton has been writing a Kinsey book every year, but intends to slow down in the future.
Grafton says she started her career as a "mainstream novelist." Her first published book was the fourth book she'd written: Keziah Dane published was in 1967.
www.januarymagazine.com /grafton.html   (951 words)

  
 Daily Democrat Online - News
Grafton has been a source of concern for the Woodland district in recent years as it has failed to meet standards set forth by No Child Left Behind, making it the longest school in the district to remain at program improvement status.
The Save Grafton School Committee plans to make a presentation at the board meeting this evening to emphasize the improvements that have been made and ask that school closure not be considered as an option.
Grafton has shown academic improvement through its Academic Performance Index scores, which are 33 percent higher than they were four years ago, improving from 456 in 2001 to 683 in 2005, according to the California Department of Education.
www.dailydemocrat.com /news/ci_3112647   (478 words)

  
 Grafton --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The city was proclaimed in 1885 and increased in size in 1956 by merging the municipalities of Grafton and South Grafton...
Grafton Tyler Brown was born on Feb. 22, 1841, in Harrisburg, Pa. He moved away from the East and became the first African American artist to work on the West coast.
Anna Jarvis was born on May 1, 1864, in Grafton, W. Va. Following the death of her own mother in 1907, she began campaigning to have one day a year set aside to honor mothers.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9037601?tocId=9037601   (852 words)

  
 Welcome to Grafton, Nebraska
Grafton, Nebraska, is a small, spirited rural community with 167 residents, located on U.S. Highway 6 in northwestern Fillmore County.
Today, it continues to be a part of a large, rich agricultural region in which farmers are carrying on a broad program of farming and livestock raising.
In 1881, the bank of Grafton was organized with H.O. Chase, one of the ablest financiers in Nebraska, as president.
www.graftonne.com   (139 words)

  
 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Sue Grafton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
She was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of teacher Vivian Harnsberger and attorney, C. Grafton, himself a mystery writer of some note who had several books published in the 1940s and 1950s.
Grafton's initial forays into novel writing were not in the mystery realm.
Grafton was also a prolific writer of made-for-television movies, such as Walking through Fire, for which she won a Christopher Award; the critically acclaimed Nurse, which starred Michael Learned; and Sex and the Single Parent.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_bio/ai_2419200474   (610 words)

  
 Lodging in the Windham County of Vermont: Brattleboro, Windham, Grafton etc.
Grafton: The Inn at Woodchuck Hill Farm - Located on a hilltop just under two miles from the village at the end of a country road.
Grafton: The Old Tavern at Grafton - If ever there was a place to live the poet's words, this is it.
Grafton Homestead - Unique vacation accommodations: a spacious suite of rooms with full kitchen, private bath, furnished with country antiques, in an 1800s historic Grafton Vermont home.
www.travelinvermont.com /lodging/windham.htm   (1231 words)

  
 GRAFTON - DEAD CANARY RECORDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Whereas these Grafton boys avoid American idolization, and intrinsically understand the life force equation of making music: gather pals, swallow beer, write songs, tour lots, nurse hangover, repeat when necessary.
No doubt their vibe is loaded with coal town sludge, hometown boredom, relationship bitching, and general dark clouds with a chance of shit-kicking.
Grafton is smarter than your average flanneled alt rockers, harder workers too.
www.deadcanaryrecords.com /pages/grafton.html   (474 words)

  
 Southwest Illinois News - Grafton, Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
GRAFTON, IL, (SWI-News.com) - The annual Rod Run, Sept 29, 2001, featuring nearly 165 antique cars, kit cars, trucks and an assortment of customized vehicles, began in Caseyville early Saturday morning and headed along the Great River Road for a stopover in Grafton for lunch before finishing in Collinsville.
Grafton, the oldest town in Jersey County, offers a wonderful selection of antique and craft shops, restaurants and bed and breakfast lodgings.
The native limestone quarried in Grafton during the mid nineteenth century was used as the piering for the Eads Bridge in St. Louis as well as the old St. Charles Bridge.
www.swi-news.com /SWI-Grafton.htm   (792 words)

  
 Welcome to Grafton Public Schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The mission of Grafton High School is to prepare our students intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially for their role as responsible citizens in an ever-changing world.
Our goal is to nurture the desire for life-long learning by imparting to our students the abilities to think critically, to apply knowledge creatively to new situations, to communicate effectively, to utilize technology, and to view personal wellness from a holistic perspective.
Grafton High School provides a safe environment, fosters an appreciation of cultural diversity, promotes mutual respect, values teamwork, recognizes the contributions of students and staff, and encourages community service.
www.grafton.k12.ma.us /schools/HighSchool.cfm   (277 words)

  
 Save Grafton
The people of Grafton will vote to see if they will abolish the planning board on March 8, 2005.
It was a reply to a letter that appeared in the Grafton Focus.
Grafton was rated the safest town in the northeastern US in the event of nuclear war by one academic study.
save-grafton.blogspot.com   (1616 words)

  
 From Richard Grafton's Chronicle at Large (1569)
No "auncient Pamphlet" has survived which tells Grafton's story of an earl-or perhaps a soldierly man who became an earl-who was disgraced through wastefulness and so became a leader of an outlaw band and an enemy to the king.
Grafton certainly consulted sources: his priory is called Bircklies probably because he misread a capital K (printed or written) in the familiar name Kirklees.
Partly through this aura of credibility, Grafton's popularization of a now firmly gentrified hero set the tone for the gentlemanly outlaw who was to appear in play and song and, in some sense, to be absorbed into the mainstream right through into gallant Sir Robin of modern Hollywood.
www.lib.rochester.edu /camelot/teams/large.htm   (547 words)

  
 Scott Grafton
Grafton ST, Woods RP, Mazziotta JC, Phelps ME. Somatotopic mapping of the primary motor cortex in man: activation studies with cerebral blood flow and PET.
Grafton ST, Waters C, Sutton J, Lew MF, Couldwell W. Pallidotomy increases activity of motor association cortex in Parkinson's disease: A PET study.
Grafton ST, Arbib MA, Fadiga L, Rizzolatti G Localization of Grasp Representations in Humans by PET II: Observation versus Imagination.
www.dartmouth.edu /~psych/people/faculty/grafton.html   (1310 words)

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