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 of … 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 set … Con­tinue read­ing

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