Monthly Archives: March 2011

Annual Meeting, April 10, 3:00 p.m.

We’re kicking off the sesquicentennial in style. After a brief meeting of the Danville Historical Society, author Joseph D. Collea, Jr., will speak at the Historical House in Danville. Collea wrote the book The First Vermont Cavalry in the Civil … Continue reading

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School on a Mission

Danville School receives high national recognition By Sharon Lakey 8:00 on a Monday morning, and the Danville School front desk was hopping. Three elementary schoolgirls, obviously excited about something, were waiting their turn to speak to one of the secretaries. … Continue reading

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Going to See the Elephant

By Paul Chouinard, President of the Danville Historical Society   April marks the beginning of the sesquicentennial observance of the outset of the Civil War with the firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, April 12, 1861. For the next … Continue reading

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Vermont Civil War Hemlocks to Encamp in Danville

The Civil War Committee met on March 8 at Historical House and discussed ideas for the 150th observance of the Civil War. Some great events are in the works, beginning with an encampment of the Vermont Civil War Hemlocks in … Continue reading

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Town Meeting, 2011

Well, our first Town Meeting using Australian Ballot is over. Citizens explain their view of the new process, before and after the meeting. Click here for a 3+ minute video to see what your neighbors think.

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