Category Archives: News from Choate-Sias house

Posts related to what’s happening at the Choate-Sias house

Speaker for Society Annual Meeting will be DHS senior, Brett Elliott–March 30 1:00 (open to public) Membership meeting follows at 3:00

By Sharon Lakey, Danville Historical Society Senior Brett Elliott was out of luck when working out his final year’s schedule at Danville High School—no more history courses were offered at his level. So he and history teacher, Jeremy White, worked … Continue reading ?

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A Woman of Uncommon Generosity–Mary Elizabeth Goff Robinson

By Sharon Lakey, Danville Historical Society “Until I began to compile lifelong information, I didn’t realize the full range of gifts Meg was giving to others throughout her life, without the slightest wish for praise.” Charles A. Robinson, 2013 On July … Continue reading ?

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It’s time for a Thaddeus Stevens postal stamp!

Stamps–Telling great tales in the smallest of spaces By Sharon Lakey Don Gallagher is a man on a mission; he thinks it is the right time to get Thaddeus Stevens on a first class forever stamp. But he needs a … Continue reading ?

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Monday Painters Artist Reception–April 21 from 2 to 4 pm

 

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Weather-related Closing Policy

Our policy stands at this: the Society will be closed for weather-related issues if Danville School has been closed. The Society will be open during regular hours the next day, following the closing. Eg. Tuesday snowstorm, Danville School closed, we … Continue reading ?

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Come with us to Canterbury!

The Danville Historical Society is sponsoring our first ever historical bus tour on September 15, 2012. Please consider coming with us–it’s going to be a great day!

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Newsletter, January 2012

This month’s newsletter focuses on what the Historical Society accomplished during 2011 with parting words from Paul Chouinard, who will be stepping down in March from the presidency. Three elected and one non-elected positions are available and the Society invites … Continue reading ?

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Mary’s First Annual Memorial Tea

By Sharon Lakey Mary Prior loved a party. She didn’t call it a party, though. It was a soiree. Personally, I had never heard the word used in everyday conversation until she let it roll off her tongue, exaggerating the … Continue reading ?

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Welcome to the our new website

We’re tying to get everything coordinated; the former blog is (or will be) here on the Home page, moved over to get everything in one place. Check out the other pages in the menu bar. Thanks for dropping by, and, please, … Continue reading ?

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Photos: Mary’s First Annual Memorial Tea

We felt Mary’s presence all day long. I’ve written a small piece for the March issue of the North Star, but thought some might like to see the photos of the tea sooner than that. Picasa hasn’t let me edit … Continue reading ?

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