Rexville Grange still serving members and neighbors at 95 years


April 26, 2022

REXVILLE GRANGE- A painting done in pastel in 2012 by Janet Hamilton. She has shown at art shows at the Rexville Grange for over 22 years. -Painting by Janet Hamilton

Don’t talk about the Rexville Grange in the past tense.

Membership may be small and the calendar light, but this Grange is alive and well.

Built in 1927, the Rexville Grange has hosted potlucks, weddings and receptions, rummage sales, art shows, dances, memorial services, service projects, polling sites and parties in its 95 years.

As an official Red Cross shelter, it housed 300 people displaced by the 1990 Fir Island flood and offers its grounds to all farmers who need to keep farm machinery out of the flood plain.

“There is no other large chunk of parking available for gigantic en...

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