Monthly Archives: October 2010

Finding Answers through the Fragments

Bruce Badger’s Memo­r­ial Album Comes Home Bruce L. Bad­ger By Sharon Lakey Jean Dut­ton, sis­ter of Danville’s only sol­dier killed in action in Viet­nam, Bruce L. Bad­ger, made a deci­sion. She would send the album she cre­ated detail­ing the events sur­round­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Danville Name is Not What it seems

By Stephen McDougall DANVILLE – This year, the his­toric town of Danville cel­e­brates its 150th anniver­sary, but few res­i­dents know the ori­gin of the name for their town. Sure, a few know that it came from the town of Danville, … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Campico Story

Hubert Simons work­ing on the first camp. By Eleanor Bon­ney Simons On a beau­ti­ful Octo­ber after­noon, about 1950, Hubert and I drove around back roads as we often did. As we went by the Ward Farm in the Tampico area, we … Con­tinue read­ing

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Circulating Books on the Back Roads of Vermont

Eleanor Bon­ney Simons remem­bers her book­wagon days as Regional Librar­ian Bon­ney Simons (in the ker­chief) helps cus­tomers look for titles in the back of her book­wagon. By Sharon Lakey “The one-room school in Stan­nard was a dark build­ing,” 91-year-old Eleanor … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Morrill of the Story

Duane White­head (l) and George Mor­rill, after com­ing back from their jaunt in the Ben­nett ceme­tery, . Thanks to Jan­ice Mor­rill, we found Samuel on the fam­ily tree. George was able to fill in some miss­ing infor­ma­tion. Plan your trip … Con­tinue read­ing

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