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Muncy Borough

Muncy Borough Hall is located at 209 Feigles Road, Muncy PA 17756; phone: 570-546-6795.

Located along the Susquehanna River, early settlement of the Muncy area began in the late 18th-century. The borough was incorporated in 1826.

Beginnings [1]

Muncy, population 2054, on site of Fort Wallis, in 1778, commanded by Colonel Thomas Hartley St. James' Protestant Episcopal Church, built, 1859, English Gothic, architect, Richard Upjohn, New York, who first used principles of Gothic architecture in America; has Tiffany memorial window to Rev. Edwin Lightener. In Muncy Cemetery is monument to John Brady, famous Indian fighter, granite shaft of excellent proportions; his grave is in the old Hall's burial ground at Hall's Station. Site of Fort Brady; south side of Muncy, residence of Captain John Brady, fortified by stockade, was place of refuge, continuing so after his death; burned with Fort Muncy in 1779, when Muncy Valley was overrun. Another on the frontier was Fort Minigar, built, 1774, at White Deer Mills, north bank of White Deer Creek, probably stockade, included both fort and mills, burned, 1779. Picture Rocks village, founded, 1848, here Indian picture writings formerly decorated walls of rocks, rising from Big Muncy Creek. Studio of the late J. Wesley Little. Fort Antes, opposite Jersey Shore, marked by Daughters of the American Revolution.

  1. Archambault, A. Margaretta, ed., A Guide Book of Art, Architecture, and Historic Interests in Pennsylvania, John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia, 1924
  2. Shimmel, L. S., A History of Pennsylvania, R. L. Myers & Company, Harrisburg, 1900
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