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, to continue the renovations, to be able to open more rooms,  more funding is needed. To donate, please send donations to MCHS, PO Box 8, Danville PA 17821 and indicate ‘for Boyd House […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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Join us at the Montgomery House

The Montgomery House is closed to visitors until Spring. If you have any questions or have a group who would like a tour, arrangements can be made. Appointments to visit the Montgomery House 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

Thank you for a great season of touring the Montgomery House and the Boyd House. The museums are now closed until spring. If you have any questions, please contact Dianne or Lynn.       Due to the 911 readdressing, the new street addresses of the MCHS Museums are:  The Montgomery House, 11 Bloom Street, […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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