2022 Columbia-Montour Visitors Guide

passenger car. In later years, the plant churned out over 15,000 tanks for World War II. During the war, the borough was the top tank-producer in the nation. In neighboring Montour County, Danville’s history includes a documented role in the westward expansion of America via the growth of the railroad industry. In the 1800s, Danville forged a reputation as an iron-making center, creating, and manufacturing the railroad industry’s first iron T-rail. Today, visitors will enjoy exploring downtown Danville and strolling the length of the community’s historic Mill Street. A walk through the streets of Danville is a study of 19th century architecture: Federal, Second Empire, Italianate, Colonial, Classic Revival, Victorian, and Queen Anne.

Bloomsburg, Berwick, and Danville are all located on the banks of the Susquehanna River, making them picturesque destinations for seasonal travelers. In addition to these three waterfront communities, the counties are also home to many other small boroughs and villages, nestled in the surrounding rural countryside. Finding and exploring

hidden gems like Benton, Catawissa, Elysburg, Millville, andWashingtonville will keep travelers busy. The rich histories of each community in Columbia & Montour Counties provide plenty of reasons to spend an extra day or two in the region. Begin planning your visit today!


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