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Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

March 18, 2020 March 16, 1872 The clothing of a little son of Isaac Gortner, of this borough, aged 3 years, caught fire from a spark from the stove on Monday and he was badly burned about his face and neck, befor... more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

March 10, 2020 1880 Ellis Sunderlin’s barn in Muncy township was burned last Saturday evening, it having been set on fire by an engine on the Muncy Creek railroad. Dr. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

March 3, 2020 1850 170 years ago The canals are now in navigable condition and the boating season has fairly commenced. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.26.2020

February 25, 2020 Tuesday, Feb. more »»

Peeks 2.19.2020

February 19, 2020 Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1872 A deposit bank is about to be organized at Catawissa. John Ort, of Muncy township, raised last season, on two acres of ground, 156 bushels of oat. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.12.2020

February 12, 2020 The Muncy Luminary Fe. more »»

Peeks at the Past 2.5.2020

February 5, 2020 Feb. 6, 1872 The mails to and from Hughesville are now carried by way of the Muncy Creek railroad instead of by stage. Snow to the depth of one foot fell at this place on Saturday. more »»

Peeks at the Past 1.29.2020

January 29, 2020 Jan. 29, 1872 J.I. Painter, agent of the Catawissa railroad company at this place informs us that since the opening of the extension on November 20th, he has sold 1,305 tickets to Williamsport. more »»

Peeks at the Past 1.15.2020

January 15, 2020 Jan. 16, 1872 David D. Manville has resumed business after the disastrous fire of two weeks ago. more »»

Peeks at the Past 1.8.2020

January 8, 2020 Jan. more »»

Peeks at the Past 12.18

December 18, 2019 Dec. 5, 1871 The river was frozen Wednesday and Thursday night from the Muncy dam to above the outlet locks. W.T. more »»

Montgomery Locals 12/8/2019

December 11, 2019 Christmas cheer was abundant in Montgomery last Saturday when the annual Christmas Parade marched down Main Street. more »»

Peeks at the Past

December 11, 2019 Nov. 28, 1871 The Muncy Mills was sold at public sale on Thursday last to Wm. Trimp, Chas. Gortner and Pierce Butler, for $13,000. more »»

Peeks of the Past 12.4

December 4, 2019 Nov. 28, 1871 Dr. Langdon has been offered a foreign appointment, but will not accept, thinking that he has been a “Big thing” in his Western Colony. more »»

Peeks of the Past 11.27

November 27, 2019 Nov. 14, 1871 A saw mill in Penn township, owned by Edward Lyon, was destroyed by fire last Friday. JK.. more »»

Peeks of the Past 11.20

November 20, 2019 The Muncy Luminary Friday, Nov. 17, 1949 70 years ago Price five cents Mrs. C. Lee Artley assumed the position of temporary instructor at the Muncy school kindergarten, replacing Mrs. Malcolm Rhone. more »»

Peeks of the Past, Nov. 13, 2019

November 13, 2019 Oct. 31, 1871 A much needed rain fell last week, as many of the wells in Muncy and vicinity are dry. Oct. more »»

Peeks of the Past, Nov. 6, 2019

November 6, 2019 Oct. 24, 1871 A third story has been put on the United States Hotel, in this borough, which when finished will make a fine improvement. A sorrel horse belong to M. Welliver, proprietor of the U.S. more »»

Peeks of the Past Oct. 30, 2019

October 30, 2019 Oct. 16, 1919 Educational Hall in the high school has been thoroughly renovated. The old plaster ceiling which has caused considerable trouble for the several years has been replaced. more »»

Peeks of the Past

October 23, 2019 Oct. 10, 1871 A bear and two cubs were killed at Huntersville on Sunday. John Dykins, after an absence of more than five years in the gold regions of Wyoming Territory, is visiting his parens here. more »»

 
 

 

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