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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