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Going to See the Elephant

By Paul Chouinard, President of the Danville Historical Society   April marks the beginning of the sesquicentennial observance of the outset of the Civil War with the firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, April 12, 1861. For the next … Continue reading

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Vermont Civil War Hemlocks to Encamp in Danville

The Civil War Committee met on March 8 at Historical House and discussed ideas for the 150th observance of the Civil War. Some great events are in the works, beginning with an encampment of the Vermont Civil War Hemlocks in … Continue reading

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The Danville Name is Not What it seems

By Stephen McDougall DANVILLE – This year, the historic town of Danville celebrates its 150th anniversary, but few residents know the origin of the name for their town. Sure, a few know that it came from the town of Danville, … Continue reading

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