Category Archives: Historical sites

“Keep Your Mind and Your Body Going”

Good advice from Danville’s Oldest Man, Hazen Spaulding By Sharon Lakey, Danville Historical Society At 92 years of age, Hazen Spaulding is a picture of health. At his home on Jamieson Road in North Danville, he offered me a seat … Continue reading

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Greenbank’s Hollow Event on May 6, 2017

If you have never had the official historical tour of Greenbank’s Hollow Historic Park, this could be the event for you. Dave Houston and Hollis Prior will lead a two-hour tour through the park, explaining the historical significance and workings … Continue reading

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Danville’s Lovely Miss Whittier

By Sharon Lakey, Danville Historical Society Whenever we plan our Annual Meeting Program, I am always looking for Danville connections. This year, a speaker listed in the Vermont Humanities Speaker’s Bureau caught my eye: Linda Radtke performing a program entitled … Continue reading

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On her 80th birthday, a Danville Artist Shares her Story

By Sharon Lakey “I’ve been kind of a maverick. I feel as if I’ve washed along, fitting in here and there…” Robin Rothman   Robin Rothman has always been a bit of an enigma. She is a lone walker on … 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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2016 Greenbank’s Burn Celebration

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

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