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 in sleek, … 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 off … 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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