Danville in Montour County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Iron Rails
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 57.881′ N, 76° 37.109′ W. Marker is in Danville, Pennsylvania, in Montour County. Marker is on Northumberland Street (US 11). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville PA 17821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christopher Sholes (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The North Branch Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montour County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of First Iron "T" Rail in America (approx. 0.3 miles away); Montour County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mooresburg Schoolhouse (approx. 4.3 miles away); a different marker also named Christopher Sholes (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
Categories. • Labor Unions • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on October 21, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.