Monthly Archives: August 2011

DHS Class of 1945

At Danville Fair, Patty Conly and I encour­aged Danvil­lites to send in class pho­tos. Look at this gem from 1945, sent to us by Joan (and Ted) Sargeant. I rec­og­nize June for sure.

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August 28 Lamplight Service

To see a photo album of the Old Home Day ser­vice in July, click here. Pho­tos by Paul Chouinard. August 28—LAMPLIGHT SERVICE AND HYMN SING Host Church: 1st Con­gre­ga­tional Church, St. Johns­bury Cen­ter Pas­tor: Rev­erend William (Bill) Cotte 7:30 PM  

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Project Show and Tell

By Patri­cia Houghton Conly Time is pre­cious when it comes to pre­serv­ing your fam­ily his­tory and mem­o­ries. Old pho­tographs and doc­u­ments pro­vide clues about our past and what life was like for our ances­tors liv­ing in the com­mu­nity. As we … Con­tinue read­ing

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Born to Command

Addi­son W. Preston’s Call to Arms By Mark R. Moore Ver­mont Asso­ciate and archivist at the Danville VT His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety How many times do we wish his­tory would come alive for us? The sweat of bod­ies and horses, the ting, clink and … Con­tinue read­ing

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A Visit to Aspet

By Paul Chouinard, Pres­i­dent of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety   On Sun­day, July 12th, Bernadette and I, along with friends, ven­tured south along the Con­necti­cut River to Wind­sor, VT where we crossed the Con­necti­cut over VT’s longest cov­ered bridge. Our … Con­tinue read­ing

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All Hell Breaks Loose: Vermonters Get Down to the Business

By Gary Far­row, Mem­ber of the Danville VT His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety One hun­dred and fifty years ago this month saw the Union reel­ing from the first major bat­tle of the Civil War; riot­ing over seces­sion­ists in New Eng­land; and a spate … Con­tinue read­ing

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