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

Announcements & Up Coming Events

There is nothing more beautiful than the Montgomery House & Boyd House Museums, all decked out for the holidays.  December 9, 2018 between 1pm & 5pm, bring the family and enjoy the decorations, visit with friends, enjoy refreshments. ‘It’s the Most Beautiful Time of the Year’ The Montgomery House and Boyd House Museums will be […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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A Page in Danville History – The Opera House

Danville’s Opera House On July 4, 1871, ground was broken for the most magnificent building on Mill Street, the Opera House. Danville was on its way to being a show town with several theaters in town but not one was big enough to bring in the finest of entertainment. The years of 1850 to 1880 […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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Join us at the Montgomery House

The Montgomery House will be open to visitors on Sunday, October 28 2pm-4pm. The Museums will then be closed until Spring.  If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment to tour, arrangements can be made. Appointments to visit the Montgomery House can be made by calling Dianne Zamboni at 570-275-8528  or Lynn […]

By: Lynn Reichen

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