Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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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