Category Archives: South Danville

Posts related to the Greenbank’s and Harvey’s Hollow

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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2016 Greenbank’s Burn Celebration

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

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Annual Celebratory Burn at Greenbank’s

Come join Hollis Prior and Dave Houston on Sunday, January 12 at 1:00, to help celebrate and honor the work that has been done at the historic park in Greenbank’s Hollow. There will be the traditional bonfire, burning brush that … Continue reading

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Thaddeus Stevens in the Limelight–Early Life in Danville

By Paul Chouinard Thaddeus Stevens has recently been featured in Steven Spielberg’s, Lincoln, released nationwide on November 16, 2012, and was nominated for twelve Oscar nominations. In Spielberg’s film, based on American historian Doris Kearns Goodwin’s, Team of Rivals: The … Continue reading

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Ken-Ducky Derby at Greenbank’s Hollow on Sunday, August 19

If you haven’t seen him already, stop by and visit Hollis, the Duck Man, when you see him selling rubber ducky numbers for the first 50-50 Ken-Ducky Derby to be held August 19 at the park at 1:00. The price … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts add muscle power to put new trail at Greenbank’s Hollow

Boy Scouts and their leaders helped project leaders David Houston and Hollis Prior to complete another long term project at the Greenbank’s Hollow Historic Park. The work was hard, but all the planning and material were ready and the muscle … Continue reading

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The Greenbank’s Hollow Historic Park Site Nears Completion

By Sharon Lakey On a rainy October day, 2011, Dave Houston and Hollis Prior, committee heads for the Greenbank’s Hollow Historical Park, met a busload of Danville second graders at the covered bridge. The children lined both sides under cover … Continue reading

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Who’s going to remember your story?

Here is a sweet, little video shot out at Greenbank’s Hollow. I think you’ll recognize these characters. Click here: ?Keep your story alive

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