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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 2, … 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 them … Con­tinue read­ing

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