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AMERICAN PICKERS To Film In Vermont this Fall

  Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Vermont! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region this fall. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating … Continue reading

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A few tickets left!

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An unusual way to cook beans!

A fund raising and delicious old-timey way of cooking beans is being enacted at the Greenbank’s Hollow Historic Park this coming Sunday. Please join us. Call for tickets.

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You’re invited to a mini-bioblitz

This Saturday, June 11—and the weather looks promising! Leader: Dave Houston On Saturday, June 11, 2016, all interested naturalists are invited to the Historic Park to gather by the covered bridge in Greenbank’s Hollow and then venture out into nearby forests, … Continue reading

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This postmark neophyte learned something

By Sharon Lakey, Director of the Danville Vermont Historical Society Okay, I admit it; I am a postmark neophyte. When I received an email lately from Ross Hetrick, the president of the Thaddeus Stevens Society, sharing with me that someone … Continue reading

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Thaddeus Stevens special postmark, Monday April 4, 2016

In honor of the birthday of Thaddeus Stevens on April 4, 1792, there will be a special postmark cancellation at the Danville, VT, Thaddeus Stevens Post Office. Stevens, who is known as the Great Commoner, was born in Danville and … Continue reading

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The Railroad in Vermont

 

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FOSTER PAGE, A FRIEND AND RELATIVE

By Winona (Peck) Gadapee Foster Page was a family close friend, a relative (my father Reggie Peck’s cousin), helper and enemy of none. Foster was in my mother’s class at Danville’s Philips Academy, probably the class of 1931. He and … Continue reading

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2016 Greenbank’s Burn Celebration

Please join the party–it’s fun and the weather is supposed to be fine!

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70 years of Sherryland

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