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History of Danville, Cover

DANVILLE,MONTOUR COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. A COLLECTION OFHISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAI, SKETCHES, BY D. H. B. BROWER,Founder of the MONTOUR AMERICAN and the DANVILLE RECORD. HARRISBURG, PA.LANE S. HART, PRINTER AND BINDER.1881

History of Danville, St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal Church

St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal Church I have consulted the authentic records of the Methodist Episcopal church and also drawn largely on the memory of those who watched its progress with…

History of Danville, Sagebarg

Sagebarg Sageburg, sometimes called East Danville, is perhaps the most enterprising as well as the most beautiful section of this borough, and mainly constitutes the Second ward. . From the…

History of Danville, Journalism and Newspapers

Journalism Generally speaking, journalism in Danville is not in the front line of local progress. There is an evident want of the comprehensive power and consequent influence of the progressive…

History of Danville, Montgomery Building

Montgomery Building Alexander Montgomery, who was born in the old mansion across the street from this building, and who died at the age of three score and ten, in the…

History of Danville, Random Items

Random Items The steam mill on Church street was built by P. Baldy, senior, in 1839. It is a solid, stone structure and is still in operation. Abram Sechler, the…

History of Danville, Population

Population The population of Danville, owing to its large manufactories, is somewhat fluctuating. Though of late years even the once floating element is becoming more permanent. The reason is found…

History of Danville, The Old Block-House

The Old Block-House The spirit of improvement has rudely laid its relentless hands on the time-honored memorials of auld lang syne. One by one the old, familiar objects that were…

History of Danville, Items of Yore

Items of Yore The fort or block-house, nearest to Danville was at Washingtonville. It was erected at quite an early day on ground now partly owned by Joseph Hartman. .…

History of Danville, General Daniel Montgomery

General Daniel Montgomery General Daniel Montgomery was born in Chester county, Pennsylvania, and while yet a boy came to this place with his father, General William Montgomery. He was the…