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In Rememberance

A Fourth of July crowd gathers in Memorial Park in Danville for a program in 1949. (The Morning Press)




Play Ball!
It was Danville vs. Benton in this game on Oct. 2, 1909, at Athletic Park in Danville. The park was located on Beaver Street, just off Market Street. Today the property is owned by Svedala Kennedy Van Saun. (Sis Hause, Danville)



Downtown Danville
This photo of Mill Street in Danville was taken in the 1860s. Montgomery House can be seen at the end of the street. (Sis Hause, Danville)

 


Saying Goodbye
A large crowd gathers at the Riverside station of the Pennsylvania Railroad to see off Danville's National Guard unit in September 1950, when it was called up for active duty at the beginning of the Korean conflict. (The Morning Press)



Horse or Trolley, Take Your Pick
Traffic is heading toward Danville in this photo of the Danville-Riverside Bridge from 1912. This trolley started running in 1912 and made 22 round trips from Danville to Riverside each day between 6 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.. (Sis Hause, Danville)



Danville Students
Students at the Fourth Ward School on Center Street in Danville posed fo this class picture around the turn of the century. The building, which was purchased by Geisinger Medical Center and then returned to the borough of Danville, still stands today. (Geisinger Medical Center Archives)

 


Photos courtesy Bob McWilliams.
All photos early 1900's.