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Danville Historic District
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Home in the Danville Historic District, October 2011
Danville Historic District (Danville, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Danville Historic District (Danville, Pennsylvania)
Location in Pennsylvania
Danville Historic District (Danville, Pennsylvania) is located in the United States
Danville Historic District (Danville, Pennsylvania)
Location in the United States
Location Roughly bounded by Bloom St., Cedar St., the Susquehanna R. and Chestnut St., Danville, Pennsylvania
Area 77.2 acres (31.2 ha)
Built 1792
Architect Wetzell, Charles, et al.
Architectural style Italianate, Federal, Queen Anne
NRHP reference No. 94000828
Added to NRHP August 18, 1994

Danville Historic District is a national historic district located in Danville, Montour County, Pennsylvania. It encompasses 291 contributing buildings, 3 contributing sites, and 1 contributing object in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Danville. The buildings mostly date from the 1840s to the early 20th century. The district incorporates the previously listed and predominantly residential Danville West Market Street Historic District. Residential buildings are mostly of brick and frame construction, with some log and stone dwellings, and in a variety of architectural styles including Italianate, Federal, Queen Anne and Second Empire. It includes the separately listed General William Montgomery House and Thomas Beaver Free Library and Danville YMCA. Other notable non-residential buildings include the Montour County Courthouse (1871), Mahoning Presbyterian Church (1853), Pine Street Lutheran Church (c. 1860), Eli Trego Building, Heim Suspender Factory (1835), First Ward School (c. 1870), Bnai Zion Temple (c. 1865), and Jemima Donaldson's Cross Keys Tavern (c. 1812).

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.

Danville, Pennsylvania Historic District
View from across the Susquehanna River
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