Danville History Links

For those who would like to learn more about Danville’s history, these links are offered.  Happy reading!

A Brief History of Danville, Virginia 1728-1954

Historic Markers

Virginia Main Street Communities

Danny Rickett’s Blog

Paul Liepe’s Blog

Danville Cemeteries

Paul Ferguson’s Memories of the National Cemetery

DHR List of Danville Registered Sites (click on a site, scroll down, and click on “Nomination Form PDF” for the complete information on the site)

Danville Historical Society

Operation Danville (video) – in November 1959, Danville was invaded, captured and occupied, but it was just a military training exercise

CLIO – map-based search for nearby historic sites (smart phone apps also available)

Old West End Blog