Preserving the Past for the Future

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Our Museums

Montgomery House

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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

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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

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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

Join us at the Montgomery House

The Montgomery House is closed to visitors but will be opening on April 8, 2018. 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 but will be opening on April 8, 2018 from 2-4pm. If you have any questions, please contact Dianne or Lynn.       Due to the 911 readdressing, the new street addresses of the MCHS […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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Just Call to Visit the Schoolhouse

Visit one the of the few schoolhouses left that is still full of desks, books and shows just how our ancestors learned their ‘reading, writing and arithmetic’. The Schoolhouse stands in Mooresburg on route 642, at 685 Liberty Valley Road, approx. 5 miles west, outside of Danville. To schedule a tour please call Jean at 570-275-5690

By: Lynn Reichen

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