Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lincoln movie brings public awareness to Thaddeus Stevens’ important role

By Patty Conly, Pres­i­dent of the Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety For a video of the event, pro­duced by King­dom Access, click here. Despite a spec­tac­u­lar spring day in the North­east King­dom and a vast array of events in com­pe­ti­tion, a large … Con­tinue read­ing

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May 1863–North Star takes a shot at its hometown boy

The Efforts of Union Gen­er­als in the East­ern The­atre Comes to Naught and the North Star Takes a Shot at Its Home­town Boy By Gary Far­row, Danville His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety May 9, 1863 North Star–Radicalism Noth­ing is more com­mon now, when every­thing … Con­tinue read­ing

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Saving history, one building at a time

Masonic Hall Ren­o­va­tion Goes For­ward on Danville Green By Sharon Lakey It takes a com­mit­ment to keep a town’s his­tory alive, and Danville’s Masons of Wash­burn Lodge #92 appear to be in it for the long haul. The big, brick … Con­tinue read­ing

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