Danville Historical Society P.O. Box 6, Danville, VA 24543-0006 www.danvillehistory.org
Monday, April 14, 2014
Jake's on Main
6:00 for dinner; 7:30 for Quiz
Join us for our ever-popular live trivial pursuit. Teams of up to four people each compete for bragging rights (and Jake's gift certificates).
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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History
Documentary filmmaker Jim Crawford joins us for the screening of his film, "Down in the Old Belt."
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Jari Villanueva presents Civil War Field Music
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Veterans' Memorial, Dan Daniel Park
Join us for our Civil War Sesquicentennial Program with renowned bugler Jari Villanueva. Mr. Villanueva will speak about -- and play -- Civil War field music from both the Union and Confederate sides.
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Danville Historic District
Millionaires Row and the Old West End National Register Historic District boast some of the best Victorian and Edwardian domestic architecture in all of Virginia and North Carolina.
Many of the mansions built by the tobacco and textile barons of the late 19th century still stand as testimony to the wealth and power of those industries.
Danville's Tobacco Warehouse District
You're 100% tax deductible donation helps support the Danville Historical Society's preservation, programs, endowment and general funds. Thank you.
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The Danville Historical Society
The Danville Historical Society was created in 1971 to be a prime force in the city of Danville, Virginia for the preservation of historic buildings, artifacts and other significant materials pertaining to the history of Danville throughout time. The Society endeavors to educate the public as to the significance of these items, to promote their preservation and to inspire their rehabilitation for future generations.
Danville, Virginia is located in the south-central Piedmont region of the state, right on the North Carolina border. It is surrounded on three sides by Pittsylvania County. Virginia -- the state's largest -- and by Caswell County, North Carolina to the south.
Sounds Around Virginia
Learn more about Danville and surrounding areas: history, technology, business, museums, recreation. There's a little bit of everything in more than 30 podcasts. Enjoy!
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