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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. Touch 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); Sugar Maple (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hotel Fauchère (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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