Monthly Archives: May 2011

Special flag flies over Danville Green cemetery

An American Flag, flown over the United States Capitol and presented to the Danville Historical Society by Senator Patrick Leahy, flies over the Victorian fountain in Danville Green Cemetery honoring Danville verterans. Of the fountain, Louise Lessard reports that during … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Lamplight Service

May 29th, 2011, 7:00 pm At the Old North Church in North Danville, VT (follow the signs from Danville Green for directions) Host Church:  The North Danville Baptist Church Guest Pastor:  Reverand Don Thomas from Monroe, NH

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Schedule of Events for Hemlock Encampment

Plan to visit the Hemlock encampment in Danville, May 29 and 30th. Click here for the Encampment event poster.

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Steve Wakefield, a Living Historian

A Vermont Civil War Hemlock explains why he takes part By Sharon Lakey At the 125th anniversary of the surrender of Lee’s army at Appomattox, Steve Wakefield, living historian, had one of those crystalline moments. “I was with the 5th … Continue reading

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Preparation for War and Watchful Waiting

Going to see the Elephant, Part 2 By Paul Chouinard, President of the Danville Historical Society From the outset, both as it assumed status as an independent republic in 1777 and as it entered statehood in1791, Vermont outlawed slavery.  Vermont … Continue reading

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