Category Archives: North Danville

Posts related to events and people in North Danville

My Grandparents

By Judy (Randall) Garland When I was little, I thought everyone had grandparents, but I found out as I got older that not everyone did. In fact some people had none and some people had only one set or one … Continue reading

Posted in Historical people, North Danville | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Historical people, Historical sites, News from Choate-Sias house, North Danville | 1 Comment

North Danville Village Farm Receives Vermont Century Farm Award

By Patty Conly, President of the Danville Historical Society There is a unique charm about the quaint and picturesque village of North Danville, nestled in the northeastern corner of Vermont.   It has remained essentially unchanged in many ways for the … Continue reading

Posted in Historical people, Historical sites, North Danville, NSM articles | Leave a comment

Nov 1863–Confederate Spies Caught in a Sting, the Illinois Legislature Suspended, and the Women of Richmond Go Hungr

By Gary Farrow, Danville Historical Society Although part of the alliance of Northern states, Illinois, especially the southern portion of Lincoln’s home state, was a hotbed of rebel sentiment. Not only was it a place where plots against its sister … Continue reading

Posted in Historical events, Historical people, Historical sites, North Danville | Leave a comment

News from the North Danville Community Club

Click here for information on the  Chicken Pie and Elizabeth Szymanik celebration

Posted in North Danville | Leave a comment

Arnold Langmaid – July 5, 1919 – 93 and Counting

By Dwayne Langmaid First of my remembering much of Arnie, and of course Shirl, they were living in half of the little house across from the old North Danville store. Rather tight quarters by today’s standards, but certainly a step-up … Continue reading

Posted in Historical people, North Danville, NSM articles | 41 Comments

Arlene Hubbard–Danville’s oldest woman

By Dale Lynaugh Arlene was born in Kirby, VT on September 20, 1911 to Carl and Maude Ailes. She lived there until she was three years old and then she and her family moved to St. Johnsbury. Arlene lived in … Continue reading

Posted in Historical people, North Danville | 5 Comments

North Danville Historical Room Open on the 4th of July

After two years hiatus, the North Danville Historical Room has been reopened in the North Danville School. For the past two years, it housed the Victorian Room Exhibit, a very nice display that showed the decorating themes of the Victorian … Continue reading

Posted in Historical events, Historical people, North Danville | Leave a comment

Raising Israel Randall

Local historian conjectures a life not found in the history book By Sharon Lakey “The ideal historian goes to the mouth of the tomb, cries: “Lazarus, come forth!” and sets him that was dead for ages, blinking and passionate, in … Continue reading

Posted in Historical people, Historical sites, North Danville, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The Secret Room

A new Northeast Kingdom adventure book By Sharon Lakey “Shawna and Thea are working together on a math project for their eighth-grade class. But the numbers don’t add up, and they make a startling discovery—the secret room in the basement … Continue reading

Posted in North Danville | Leave a comment