Monthly Archives: April 2011

Collea brought new information

On the screen is a photo of one of the Union’s most brash cav­alry generals–George Arm­strong Custer. Like it or not, the 1st Ver­mont Cav­alry favored the antics of Custer, even to don­ning the red neck­er­chief that he wore. The … Con­tinue read­ing

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Christmas in April–Unwrapping a glass negative

Some­times it can feel like Christ­mas in April! Today Kevin Ayer came into His­tor­i­cal House bring­ing a box of glass neg­a­tives and the three of us–Mark, Kevin and I–had a charm­ing time unwrap­ping images on the scan­ner and com­puter. I … Con­tinue read­ing

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Elders share stories with Danville School

A panel con­sist­ing of Cather­ine Beat­tie, Alice Hafner, Lorna Quimby and Lois White joined Paul Chouinard, Pres­i­dent of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety, in shar­ing per­sonal sto­ries after the movie Life in Cale­do­nia County was shown to the high school. Life in … Con­tinue read­ing

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Ned, You Ought To Take Me in Your Auto

The story of the first auto­mo­bile in Danville By Mark R. Moore Ancient Roads. When I first heard of their exis­tence, I had visions of a myth­i­cal high­way hid­den under the soil and stones in some cor­ners of the Repub­lic of … Con­tinue read­ing

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