Monthly Archives: December 2010

It Has Been a Good Day

Diary entries of Homer Stan­ton circa 1900 By Mark R. Moore Life in rural Danville was very active and excit­ing for young boys at the turn of the cen­tury. Her­bert and Homer Stan­ton were the robust sons of William Henry Stan­ton … Con­tinue read­ing

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Voices of Our Elders

Life in Cale­do­nia County doc­u­men­tary is liv­ing, breath­ing his­tory By Sharon Lakey On a rainy night in Decem­ber a good-sized crowd gath­ered in a down­stairs room at Cata­mount Arts. The audi­ence had made the some­what treach­er­ous jour­ney to watch a … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Artist as Historian

Robin Roth­man Recre­ates the Old Stone Gaol The com­pleted draw­ing of Danville’s old stone gaol by Robin Roth­man By Sharon Lakey Artist Robin Roth­man was given a mis­sion; Mary Prior wanted her to recre­ate, as cor­rectly as pos­si­ble, two of Danville’s … Con­tinue read­ing

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