Historic Parr’s Mill Covered Bridge Puzzles Arrive

September, 2022 BLOOMSBURG –The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the arrival of its twelfth annual Covered Bridge puzzle. The newest limited-edition puzzle depicts a fall scene at the Parr’s Mill Bridge in Columbia County. Limited quantities remain available for the general public on a first-come, first-served basis. Puzzles are sold for $15, tax included.  A $2 donation from …

Quick Guide to Paddling the Susquehanna River

by Alana Jajko, Director of Communications – Susquehanna Greenway Partnership With the arrival of warmer weather comes increased public access to outdoor recreation opportunities on the water. The Susquehanna River Water Trail is a treasure trove for the paddling and boating public.  Not only is it located right in our backyard, but it has a host of landscapes, history, and …

Digital Quarterly Magazine Signup

We’ve recently transitioned from our traditional printed calendar of events booklets to a quarterly digital magazine, which will be sent directly to your email inbox every three months, once it’s ready to share. It will include events listings for our area (much like you would have found in the quarterly calendar of events booklets), but also some featured stories and …

Learn the History of Villa Sacred Heart

by Nancy Bishop Iconic Tower Dominates Danville Skyline If you’ve ever driven into Danville, you’ve probably noticed the iconic stone tower on a hillside beside Route 11 that dominates the skyline. Perhaps, like me, you’ve wondered about it and how it came to be built. The story really begins in the region’s iron-making and coal-mining past when many Slovak immigrants …

The Iron Furnaces of Danville

by Van Wagner & CMVB StaffPhotos courtesy of Montour Co. Historical Society – Collection of Sis Hause & Lynn Reichen History is all around us, and Danville has an incredibly rich one when it comes to iron furnaces and iron production. You may know Danville from its history as an iron-producing giant. The town played a large part in creating …