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It Ain’t Necessarily So

…or How a Vermonter Brought His Girlfriend to a Minstrel Show By Mark R. Moore, Vermont Associate at Danville Historical House Beside the two ticket stubs that lie before me on the desk are two locks of hair. One is … Continue reading

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A Leap Year Proposal I Send by Mail

Florence and Herbert Stanton of North Danville By Mark R. Moore We tend to think of people whose writings date from the early 1900s as “old” folks–ossified citizens of Danville who were “set in their ways” and as personable, humorous … Continue reading

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It Has Been a Good Day

Diary entries of Homer Stanton circa 1900 By Mark R. Moore Life in rural Danville was very active and exciting for young boys at the turn of the century. Herbert and Homer Stanton were the robust sons of William Henry … Continue reading

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