Preserving the Past for the Future

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Our Museums

Montgomery House


A Federal style stone house built by William Montgomery of Chester County, Pa. in the late 18th century stands on the corner of Bloom and North Mill Sts. in Danville.

Boyd House


The home was built in the early 1880s by Daniel Montgomery Boyd, grandson of Daniel Montgomery and great grandson of William Montgomery, founder of Danville.

Mooresburg School House


The old one-room school was erected in 1875 and was rebuilt in 1891. The Valley Township School closed in 1964, the last of these schools in Montour County.

In the News

Boyd House Renovations

Thanks to the generosity of our friends and neighbors, the renovations at the Boyd House are just about completed on the first floor, which includes framing, drywall,  painting, new furnace, flooring, bathrooms, updated electrical work and security . We are excited to announce that  the ‘Military Room’ and the ‘Front Parlor’ opened on Sunday, September 24 from […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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Join us at the Montgomery House

The Montgomery House is open for visitors from 2pm to 4pm. Admission fee to visit both the Montgomery House and the Boyd House  is $5.  MCHS members, children and students through 12th grade are free. Appointments to visit the Montgomery House during other times of the year can be made by calling Dianne Zamboni at 570-275-8528  or Lynn Reichen at 570-275-7875 […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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Announcements & Up Coming Events

We are please to announce the  grand re-opening of the Montgomery House Museum on Dec. 3, 2017  2-4pm. Join us and view the beautiful home of the founder of Danville, General William Montgomery, decked out for the holidays. Also open will be the Boyd House Museum’s Victorian Parlor and Military Room. Our Military Room has been […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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