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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Milford, Pennsylvania

 
Clickable Map of Pike County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Pike County, PA (97) Monroe County, PA (90) Wayne County, PA (86) Sussex County, NJ (84) Orange County, NY (513) Sullivan County, NY (148)  PikeCounty(97) Pike County (97)  MonroeCounty(90) Monroe County (90)  WayneCounty(86) Wayne County (86)  SussexCountyNew Jersey(84) Sussex County (84)  OrangeCountyNew York(513) Orange County (513)  SullivanCounty(148) Sullivan County (148)
Milford is the county seat for Pike County
Milford is in Pike County
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1Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — "Grey Towers" — Gifford Pinchot Home
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 . . . Map (db m76374) HM
2Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Anthony Brooks Building — c.1850 — Milford Downtown Historic District #9 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189033) HM
3Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Benjamin Alden Bidlack
This monument with the following inscription is designed from the one erected by the Americans of Bogata U.S. Columbia. The Americans in Bogata erect this monument, to the memory of their late-friend & countryman. The Hon. Benj. . . . Map (db m108655) HM
4Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Centre Square Drinking Fountain — Milford National Historic District-Registered 1998 — Historic Preservation Trust of Pike County —
Sculpted from blocks of bluestone in 1911 for the Village Improvement Association. This fountain was erected originally at curbside, to provide drinking water to horses in front, pedestrians in back and dogs on either side.Map (db m89641) HM
5Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — 1948 — Charles S. Peirce
The noted philosopher, logician, scientist and founder of pragmatism lived in this house from 1887 until his death in 1914. America's most original philosopher and greatest logician, a great part of his work was written here.Map (db m32252) HM
6Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Civil War Memorial
In memory of Civil War Men who served from Pike Co. Penna. [Honor Roll of Veterans] [Dedicated] 11 November 1938Map (db m188954) WM
7Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Commercial Building — c.1900 — Milford Downtown Historic District #4 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189069) HM
8Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Cornelius Bull Law Office — 1845 — Milford Downtown Historic District #20 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189022) HM
9Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Dimmick House — 1856 — Milford Downtown Historic District #1 —
[Title is text]Map (db m188957) HM
10Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Domestic Dwelling — c.1860 — Milford Downtown Historic District #340 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189122) HM
11Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Dr. Wm. B. Kenworthey House — 1898 — Milford Downtown Historic District #51 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189014) HM
12Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Ebenezer Warner House — 1889 — Milford Downtown Historic District #54 —
[Title is text] ————————————— Tom Hoff Stewardship Medallion 2017Map (db m189015) HM
13Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Emerson Drug Store — 1889 — Milford Downtown Historic District #62 —
This building was originally located next to the Hotel Fauchere and moved to this location c.1902. It served as drug store and physician's office for Dr. Henry Everett Emerson.Map (db m188992) HM
14Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — First National Bank of Milford, Pa — 1929 — Milford Downtown Historic District #68 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189016) HM
15Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — First Presbyterian Church — 1874 — Milford Downtown Historic District #67 —
[Title is text] ———————————————— Tom Hoff Stewardship Medallion 2017Map (db m188986) HM
16Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Forest Hall — 1906 — Milford Downtown Historic District #71 —
. . . Map (db m189135) HM
17Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Gifford Pinchot
The noted forester, conservationist and Governor of Pennsylvania two terms in 1923-27, 1931-35, had his ancestral home at Gray Towers, Milford. He is buried in this cemetery. Born in Connecticut, 1865. Died on October 4, 1946.Map (db m23723) HM
18Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Gifford Pinchot — (1865-1946)
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 . . . Map (db m89520) HM
19Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Gifford Pinchot
The noted forester, conservationist and Governor of Pennsylvania two terms in 1923-27; 1931-35, had his ancestral home at Gray Towers, Milford. Born in Connecticut, 1865 of a long line of pioneers of this region. Died Oct. 4, 1946.Map (db m193426) HM
20Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Gregory's Midtown Garage — c.1860 — Milford Downtown Historic District #64 —
[Title is text]Map (db m188991) HM
21Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Historic Swimming Pool and Terrace
The swimming pool (1923 - 1925) was one of the first landscape features added by Gifford and Cornelia Pinchot when they moved into Grey Towers. It was designed by family friend and designed Chester Aldrich of Delano & Aldrich, who incorporated many . . . Map (db m76377) HM
22Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — History of Milford — Rotary International Centennial 1905-2005
The original inhabitants of the area were the Minisink clan of the Lenape people. The Dutch came in the mid-1600s seeking precious metals. The first English settled here in 1731, attracted by the Vandermark and Sawkill creeks as a source of power . . . Map (db m188965) HM
23Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Hotel Fauchθre
First established in 1852 as a summer hotel, its restaurant received widespread recognition for innovative French cuisine under the management of Louis Fauchθre, master chef at New York City’s famed Delmonico’s Restaurant. He introduced fine . . . Map (db m193427) HM
24Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — John A. Friedline House — 1814 — Milford Downtown Historic District #16 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189028) HM
25Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — John H. Wallace House — 1855 — Milford Downtown Historic District #14 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189031) HM
26Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Jonathan Brink House — c.1826 — Milford Downtown Historic District #69 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189118) HM
27Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Judge John Biddis — 1749-1820
In honor of Judge John Biddis founder of Milford, Pennsylvania in 1796. He named Milford after a town in Wales, the home of his ancestors. Judge Biddis was one of the first four circuit judges appointed by the Governor of Pennsylvania. Assigned to . . . Map (db m89640) HM
28Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Merritt A. Quinn
In memory of Merritt A. Quinn and his descendants. He was a milkman in Milford from 1910-1960Map (db m189116) HM
29Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Milford — East Stroudsburg 33
Named for old town in Wales formerly called Wells Ferry founded 1767Map (db m23727) HM
30Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Milford Borough Building — 1899 — Milford Downtown Historic District #59 —
In 1899, E.S. Wolfe used native bluestone to build Milford Borough a town meeting room, firehouse, and jail. Today this impressive hall continues to serve the community.Map (db m189072) HM
31Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Milford Dispatch Building — 1915 — Milford Downtown Historic District #57 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189071) HM
32Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Milford High School — In commemoration of
[bas relief of high school building] Accredited by Department of Public Instruction 1892 - 1956 Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools 1928 - 1956 Merged with Matamoras High School 1956 to form Delaware . . . Map (db m189070) HM
33Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Milford School — 1903 — Milford Downtown Historic District #337 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189144) HM
34Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Milford Water Company — c.1860 — Milford Downtown Historic District #12 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189067) HM
35Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Normandy Cottage — 1903 — Milford Downtown Historic District #24 —
[Title is text] ———————————————— Tom Hoff Stewardship Medallion 2016Map (db m188983) HM
36Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Old Milford Post Office — 1863 — Milford Downtown Historic District #72 —
. . . Map (db m189140) HM
37Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Old Stone Courthouse — 1814 — Milford Downtown Historic District #48 —
Built 1814-15 Courts of Pike County 1815-1874 First Church service of First Presbyterian Church 1823 The Methodist Church 1826 The Episcopal Church 1866 Pike County Jail 1816.Map (db m89643) HM
38Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Pike County
Formed March 26, 1814 from Wayne County and named for Zebulon M. Pike. Its bluestone and lumber, carried by D & H Canal and by Erie R.R., helped build our nation. Famed for its natural beauty. Near Milford, the county seat, is Gov. Pinchot's Grey . . . Map (db m32168) HM
39Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Pike County Court House — 1874 — Milford Downtown Historic District #50 —
[Title is text]Map (db m188956) HM
40Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Pinchot Homestead/Community House — Milford Downtown Historic District #23 —
Tom Hoff Stewardship Medallion 2017Map (db m188953) HM
41Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Pinchot-Sum House — c.1862 — Milford Downtown Historic District #19 —
[Title is text] ————————————— Tom Hoff Stewardship Medallion 2018Map (db m189023) HM
42Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Reverend Vincent J. Mahon — Born: January 5, 1896 • Died: July 10, 1984 — Ordained: July 18, 1920 —
This placque [sic] is a sincere and loving tribute to Father Vincent J. Mahon. It is an acknowledgement of his dedication as the first resident pastor of St. Patrick's 1946 - 1972 Father Mahon's work in St. Patrick's was magnificent! His . . . Map (db m189113) HM
43Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Dedicated in honor and memory of the Soldiers and Sailors from Pike County, Pennsylvania who answered our country's call to arms in wars of our nationMap (db m89642) WM
44Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Sugar Maple — (Acer saccharum)
One of the oldest trees on the estate, this giant sugar maple was planted in the late 1800s by General William Tecumseh Sherman, a friend of James Pinchot and frequent house guest. We don't tap this tree, but did you know it takes 32 - 40 gallons . . . Map (db m108608) HM
45Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Terwilliger House — 1880 — Milford Downtown Historic District #40 —
[Title is text] ————————————— Tom Hoff Stewardship Medallion 2021Map (db m189006) HM
46Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — The Bait Box — Built: 1923-1926
Original Use: Built as a playhouse for Gifford and Cornelia Pinchot's only child, Gifford Bryce Pinchot, the Bait Box is a stone and frame structure that, in later years, served as a tea room for Cornelia. Named for the family's love of . . . Map (db m189924) HM
47Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — The Brown Building — 1888 — Milford Downtown Historic District #61 —
Erected by A.D. and B.C. Brown. The First National Bank opened here in July 1900. Brown's Hall on the third floor hosted many community functions. Having served Milford as a retail center for over a century, it is now known as the . . . Map (db m188933) HM
48Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — The Eagle and Eaglet — c.1900 — Milford Downtown Historic District #39 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189004) HM
49Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — The Emerson House — 1902 — Milford Downtown Historic District #38 —
[Title is text] ————————————— Tom Hoff Stewardship Medallion 2018Map (db m188993) HM
50Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — The Finger Bowl
This outdoor dining pool was the inspired idea of Cornelia Bryce Pinchot, wife of Governor Pinchot.Cornelia worked closely with New York architect William Lawrence Bottomley in the early 1930's to design an intimate social setting for discussing . . . Map (db m76378) HM
51Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — The Letter Box — Built 1926-1927
Original Use: When Governor Pinchot worked in residence, the Letter Box housed his clerical staff. Other political activities, such as the planning of campaign and meeting with constituents, took place in this building, thus isolating the . . . Map (db m76375) HM
52Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — The Milford Theater — 1911 — Milford Downtown Historic District #243 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189110) HM
53Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Van Etten Building — c.1912 — Milford Downtown Historic District #30 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189143) HM
54Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Wallace Building / Masonic Hall — c.1830 — Milford Downtown Historic District #11 —
[Title is text]Map (db m189064) HM
55Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — World War Memorial — 1917 • 1919
To honor those of Pike County who served in the World War [Died in service] Clarence Dailey • Tracy K. Decker • Benjamin L. DeVore Robert J. Eckweiler • Conrad Eggenberger • Haled Fuller Edwin J. Kellogg • William J. Marsche • . . . Map (db m188955) WM
56Pennsylvania (Pike County), Milford — Wyoming-Minisink Path
Here an important Indian trail connecting the Delaware and Susquehanna Rivers ascended Indian Point to Powwow Hill. the path was used by Delaware Indians in their migration to the Wyoming Valley, and later by Connecticut settlers.Map (db m76380) HM
 
 
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Jul. 1, 2022