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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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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

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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

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News from the North Danville Community Club

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

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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

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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

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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 era. … Con­tinue read­ing

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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 the sun.” … Con­tinue read­ing

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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 of … Con­tinue read­ing

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August 28 Lamplight Service

To see a photo album of the Old Home Day ser­vice in July, click here. Pho­tos by Paul Chouinard. August 28—LAMPLIGHT SERVICE AND HYMN SING Host Church: 1st Con­gre­ga­tional Church, St. Johns­bury Cen­ter Pas­tor: Rev­erend William (Bill) Cotte 7:30 PM  

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