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

"Grey Towers"

Gifford Pinchot Home

 
 
"Grey Towers" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
1. "Grey Towers" Marker
Inscription.  
Has been designated a
Registered National
Historical Landmark
This site possesses National significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
1963
This site administered by
Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Historic Landmark Program
Administered by
Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service
United States Department of Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1963.
 
Location. 41° 19.673′ N, 74° 49.142′ W. Marker is in Milford, Pennsylvania, in Pike County. Marker is on Grey Towers Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Sugar Maple (within shouting distance of this marker); The Finger Bowl (within shouting distance of this marker); The Letter Box (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Swimming Pool and Terrace (about 300 feet away, measured
"Grey Towers" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
2. "Grey Towers"
Click or scan to see
this page online
in a direct line); The Bait Box (about 300 feet away); Gifford Pinchot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Milford School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Grey Towers National Historic Site. USDA Forest Service website entry (Submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. Gifford Pinchot: The Father of Forestry. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on January 14, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
"Grey Towers" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
3. "Grey Towers"
Clock on one of the towers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
4. Clock on one of the towers
Pinchot Institute for Conservation Studies image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
5. Pinchot Institute for Conservation Studies
"For greater knowledge of the land and its uses"
Dedicated by
President John F. Kennedy
September 24, 1963
U.S. Department of Agriculture,Forest Service
and
The Conservation Foundation
Interior of Grey Towers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
6. Interior of Grey Towers
Gifford Pinchot's Bed Room image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
7. Gifford Pinchot's Bed Room
Although 6'2", he prefered sleeping on a camp cot.
General LaFayette's bust in center of building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, August 11, 2014
8. General LaFayette's bust in center of building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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May. 16, 2022