“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Hotel Fauchère

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By Clifton Patrick, June 14, 2013
1. Hotel Fauchère Marker
Inscription.  First established in 1852 as a summer hotel, its restaurant received widespread recognition for innovative French cuisine under the management of Louis Fauchère, master chef at New York City’s famed Delcomonico’s Restaurant. He introduced fine ingredients, progressive recipes, and the concept of the menu. Guests have included American Presidents and Pennsylvania governors, as well as celebrated artists, writers and performers.
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission marker series.
Location. 41° 19.424′ N, 74° 48.085′ W. Marker is in Milford, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 6 & 209) and E. Catharine Street, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pike County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge John Biddis (about
Hotel Fauchère image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, June 14, 2013
2. Hotel Fauchère
300 feet away); Centre Square Drinking Fountain (about 400 feet away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 400 feet away); Old Stone Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Milford (approx. half a mile away); Benjamin Alden Bidlack (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gifford Pinchot (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
Regarding Hotel Fauchère. From Hotel Fauchère's Facebook page:
"The Hotel Fauchère is an historic boutique hotel in the heart of Milford, Pennsylvania, just 75 miles from New York City. Originally founded in 1852 and run by the Fauchère family for 124 years until closing in 1976. In 2006, after a painstaking restoration, the hotel reopened to international acclaim, offering 16 guest rooms with marble baths, Frette linens and Kiehl's amenities, two restaurants, a patisserie/cafe and an affiliated day spa. The public spaces in the hotel feature a permanent exhibition of Hudson River School paintings."
Also see . . .  Hotel Fauchère website. (Submitted on June 18, 2013, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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