Danville, MO

DANVILLE, The county seat of Montgomery county, Danville township, 18 miles from the Missouri river, four and a half miles from Florence station, on the North Missouri R.R., 80 miles from St. Louis.  It contains four church organizations, viz: Methodist, Christian, Baptist, and Presbyterian, on Masonic Lodge -- Danville Lodge, No. 72, three stores, two hotels, one steam saw and grist mill.  The Danville Female Academy, which has been in successful operation for two sessions, one brass band and a weekly newspaper, viz: Montgomery Journal, published by Harper & Buchanan.  Population 400.  (The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1860)

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