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Montoursville

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Montoursville rests on the north side of the West Branch Susquehanna River. The town was laid out in 1820 and became a borough thirty years later. It was named for Andrew Montour, a métis with Iroquois and French ancestors, who served as an interpreter for Anglo-American forces in the French and Indian War.

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Author: 
George E. Thomas

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