Signs of History

MONTOUR COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

 Formed May 3, 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 1849.  City type: County Courthouse, Mill St., Danville

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MONTGOMERY HOUSE ( City type: 1 Bloom St., Danville.)
CHRISTOPHER SHOLES ( US 11 in Manville at Mahoning Creek.)
FIRST IRON RAILS ( US 11 in Danville at Mahoning Creek.)
FORT BOSLEY ( PA 54 at Washingtonville.)

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