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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.
Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, August 11, 2016
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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
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. 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. Milford (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bait Box (approx. Ό mile away); The Letter Box (approx.
Gifford Pinchot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
2. Gifford Pinchot Marker
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Ό mile 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); Sugar Maple (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milford School (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milford.
 
Sign to Grey Towers - Pinchot's family home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 28, 2015
3. Sign to Grey Towers - Pinchot's family home
Grey Towers, Pinchot's Home image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, August 11, 2016
4. Grey Towers, Pinchot's Home
It is a National Historic Site administered by the U.S. Forest Service.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 25, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4. submitted on March 25, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022