Grey Towers National Historic
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Grey Towers National Historic Site, also known as Gifford Pinchot House or The Pinchot Institute, is located just off US 6 west of Milford, Pennsylvania, in Dingman Township. It is the ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot, first director of the United States Forest Service and twice elected governor of…
Grey Towers, located in Milford, Pennsylvania, was originally the summer estate of the James Pinchot family and later the primary home of Gifford Pinchot, America’s first forester and founder of the USDA Forest Service. Events happen all year long in addition to mansion and ground tours.
A Picturesque estate featuring a French chateau-style mansion built in 1886 and landscaped lawns. Formal home of Gifford Pinchot, first Chief of the US Forest Service. About an hour away. Scenic drive with many possibilities for additional stops on the way for complete day trip in the Poconos.
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“Casual restaurant with a varied menu and an adjoining sports bar. Kids get to pick out a toy from the treasure chest!”
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“Raymondskill Falls is majestic - so pretty and tall (actually consisting of three tiers)! There are two observation platforms and a few different trails, so the falls are easy to access. On your way, make sure to check out cute Delaware river town Milford, PA.”
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“The Columns is a local history museum housed in a 1904 neo-classical mansion on Broad Street in Milford, Pa. The building also serves as the location of the Pike County Historical Society, official historical society of the county. The museum houses the famed Lincoln Flag, which is the flag placed under President Abraham Lincoln's head the night he was shot at Ford's Theater. The flag is stained with the President's blood. Other items include a 1850's Stagecoach, and articles pertaining to the people, places and events that have made up Pike County's rich history. ”
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