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 will soon be 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 […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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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 the opening of the ‘Military Room’ and the ‘Front Parlor’ will take place on […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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Announcements & Up Coming Events

We are please to announce the opening of the Boyd House Museum on Sept 24, 2017  2-4pm. This is open to the public with no admission fee. The ‘Military Room’ and the ‘Front Parlor’ will be open for visitors and we hope to open the ‘Mining and Manufacturing Room’ in the near future.  The Montgomery House […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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