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, … 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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