Monthly Archives: July 2011

Through A Glass Darkly

How glass plate technology met high Tech By Mark R. Moore   History in Danville is more than smelly, mildewed books full of dates and records of live birth and dead moldering bones. Most people in the United States live … Continue reading

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Old Home Day at the Old North Church


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In Search of House Roots–The Varney House

 By Mary Barlow In 2005 we decided to move to Vermont. We started looking in our price range in many towns from Randolph to Barton but finally settled on Danville as a friendly, beautiful place to concentrate our efforts. After … Continue reading

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Looking for Danville’s oldest citizens

By Sharon Lakey Director, Danville Historical Society I always look forward to getting my hair cut once a month at Janet Carson’s Country Styles across the street from my house. We share stories and laugh, and I enjoy looking at … Continue reading

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War Becomes a Reality

Going to See the Elephant, July 1861 By Paul Chouinard, President of the Danville Historical Society Editor’s Note: “Going to see the elephant” was an expression used by enlistees to the Union Army describing the experience of country boys going … Continue reading

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Cub reporter, Ross Meaders, reports on the Hemlock Encampment

For two days, the Vermont Civil War Hemlocks encamped in Danville during the 2011 Memorial Day weekend. Many attended both the encampment and the Memorial Service held at the Methodist church and a subsequent service at the Danville Green cemetery. … Continue reading

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