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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Danville, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Montour County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Montour County, PA (23) Columbia County, PA (66) Lycoming County, PA (192) Northumberland County, PA (86)  MontourCounty(23) Montour County (23)  ColumbiaCounty(66) Columbia County (66)  LycomingCounty(192) Lycoming County (192)  NorthumberlandCounty(86) Northumberland County (86)
Danville is the county seat for Montour County
Danville is in Montour County
      Montour County (23)  
ADJACENT TO MONTOUR COUNTY
      Columbia County (66)  
      Lycoming County (192)  
      Northumberland County (86)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — 115 East Market Street — Circa 1820
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m180913) HM
2Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — 151 East Market Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m180914) HM
3Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — American Revolution — April 19, 1775 • Nov. 20, 1783
Dedicated to the Patriots of the American Revolution- those men and women who demonstrated unfailing loyalty to the cause of American independence from England.Map (db m167309) WM
4Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Christopher Sholes
Typewriter inventor, born at Mooresburg Feb. 14, 1819. Went to school and worked as a printer at Danville. Migrated to Wisconsin at the age of 20. His first writing machine patent was issued June 23, 1868.Map (db m89756) HM
5Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Civil War Memorial — 1861 • 1865
In Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Montour County who fought for the preservation of the Union —————————————— O fortunata mors quae . . . Map (db m167429) HM
6Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Discover Danville — A Susquehanna Greenway River Town
Danville is a distinctive, historic community noted for iron heritage and connections to health care. Named after the son of founder William Montgomery, Danville was first settled in 1776. Local iron ore deposits fed the growth of a bustling . . . Map (db m192579) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — First Iron Rails
The first rolling mill built to make the iron T railroad rails was nearby. T rails were first rolled Oct. 8, 1845. The first 30 foot rails made on order in the U.S. were rolled here in 1859 for the Sunbury and Erie railroad.Map (db m89757) HM
8Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Home of First Iron "T" Rail in America
Mine car typical of those used in the iron ore mines beneath Montour Ridge in Montour County. Iron ore was mined for approximately fifty years in the townships of Liberty, Valley, Mahoning, West Hemlock and Cooper. Skilled Welsh miners opened the . . . Map (db m89801) HM
9Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of Montour County who served their country during the Korean Conflict Killed John H. Arter • Richard L. Dailey • Charles W. Everett Charles E. Gaumer • Charles A. Oberdorf • George I. Richards . . . Map (db m167427) WM
10Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Memorial Park
This Memorial Park occupies part of a three acre tract of land given in 1775 by Amos Wickersham for use as a burying ground, and for the location of a church and school house, which were situated across the street. After 130 years the ground was . . . Map (db m167311) HM
11Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Montgomery House
Built in 1792 as the residence of General William Montgomery, pioneer settler and father of the founder of Danville. The house is now occupied by the Montour County Historical Society.Map (db m89758) HM WM
12Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Montour County
Formed May 2, 1850 from Columbia County. Named for the Indian woman leader, Madame Montour. Site of the first manufacture of iron T rails for railroads. Inventor of typewriter, Christopher Sholes, born here. County seat, Danville, was incorporated . . . Map (db m89800) HM
13Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Montour County Courthouse
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m91020) HM
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14Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Southwest Asia and Afghanistan Wars
. . . Map (db m167310) WM
15Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — Spanish American War Memorial
In honor of the Spanish War Veterans 1898 to 1902 Cuba • Philippine Islands Porto Rico • China Dedicated July 4, 1925.Map (db m167316) WM
16Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — The Manse — 1867 - 1985
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m181099) HM
17Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — The North Branch Canal — Pennsylvania Canal Network
In 1826 Daniel Montgomery, for whom the town of Danville was named, was elected president of the Board of Canal Commissioners. The North Branch Canal was surveyed in 1826-27 with construction of the canal between Northumberland and Nanticoke . . . Map (db m89804) HM
18Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — U.S.S. Maine Memorial — In Memoriam — Patriotism • Devotion —
Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. MaineMap (db m167312) WM
19Pennsylvania (Montour County), Danville — World War I Memorial — Roll of Honor — 1917 • 1919 —
Erected by the Citizens of Montour County to commemorate the names of those who served in the War for Democracy Killed George Bloch • Charles C. Cotner • Burgess A. Gibson James M. Gibson • Fred John Mayan Jr. • George J. Michaels . . . Map (db m167425) WM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022