Monthly Archives: October 2011

We’d love to see you there!

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Trailing Thaddeus Stevens

By Sharon Lakey, Direc­tor of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety Mary Prior was in the Dia­mond Hill Store, and a man walked in with a tee-shirt pro­claim­ing he was a mem­ber of the Thad­deus Stevens Soci­ety. Mary, who had been track­ing … Con­tinue read­ing

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News from the Civil War: The Spigot Starts to Open

By Gary Far­row, Mem­ber of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety Prior to the Civil War, rev­o­lu­tion­ary tech­nol­ogy remade the news­pa­per busi­ness so that infor­ma­tion could be deliv­ered from far­away places faster and cheaper than ever before. The Octo­ber ‘61 edi­tions of … Con­tinue read­ing

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Thaddeus Stevens: “Old Commoner”

By Paul Chouinard, Pres­i­dent of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety On Sun­day Octo­ber 30, The Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety and the Danville Cham­ber of Com­merce will honor Thad­deus Stevens in a cer­e­mony for the unveil­ing of an etch­ing of his por­trait that … Con­tinue read­ing

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A public invitation

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