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

Announcements & Up Coming Events

Join Van Wagner & friends on Sunday,  June 25 , from 2pm to 4pm at the ‘Mooresburg One Room Schoolhouse’ as he discusses our local Native American  ancestors.    The Schoolhouse stands in Mooresburg on route 642, also known as Liberty Valley Road, approx. 5 miles west, outside of Danville. The ‘Montgomery House Museum’ is celebrating it’s 75th Anniversary this year. Check […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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The Danville Academy

Danville Academy In 1816, a few years before his death, General William Montgomery donated sixty lots for the purpose of erecting and maintaining  an academy. This academy was to be under the supervision of the Mahoning Presbyterian Church with one of the Montgomery descendants a member of the board of trustees as long as the […]

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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, also known as Liberty Valley Road, approx. 5 miles west, outside of Danville. To schedule a tour please call Jean […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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