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Milford in Pike County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gifford Pinchot

(1865-1946)

 
 
Gifford Pinchot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
1. Gifford Pinchot Marker
Inscription. Noted forester, conservationist and progressive leader. Chief, 1898-1910, U.S. Forest Service (as renamed in 1905 ). Governor of Pennsylvania, two terms, 1923-1927 & 1931-1935. His first term brought major governmental reorganization. His second term was famed for the paving of rural roads throughout the state-- including this road -- to provide unemployment relief & "get the farmer out of the mud." Grey Towers was his family home
 
Erected 1948 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 19.685′ N, 74° 48.799′ W. Marker is in Milford, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is on US 6 east of Pine Acres Lane. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milford PA 18337, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milford (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bait Box (approx. ¼ mile away); The Letter Box (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Swimming Pool and Terrace (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Finger Bowl (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Grey Towers" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hotel Fauchère (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pike County (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford.
 
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Gifford Pinchot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Gifford Pinchot Marker
Sign to Grey Towers- Pinchot's family home image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Sign to Grey Towers- Pinchot's family home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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