September 2014 NewsFlash

Save the Dates ! Grey Towers National Historic Site Events

Tree Walk Planned for September 7 at Grey Towers

MILFORD, PA – A guided walk about the trees on the grounds of Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford, Pa. is planned for 11:30 am on Sunday, September 7. A second walk will be offered at 1:30 pm if the earlier walk fills up. Space is limited and reservations are required.

US Forest Service staff will lead participants throughout the estate on a 90-minute walk to identify and provide some history about many of the native and unique trees planted at the estate in the early 1900s.

The Pinchot family planted more than 100 trees on the grounds after it was clear-cut around the turn of the century. Today the estate is a living example of conservation and resource management.

Participants will receive a free “Trees of Grey Towers” pamphlet and are encouraged to bring their electronic devices to read the QR codes that are on the new tree ID signs. QR, or ‘quick read’ codes, are linked to a web site that provides additional information about the trees on the walk.

Please dress for the weather for this rain-or-shine program and wear appropriate footwear for uneven terrain.

The walk is limited to 20 participants. Regular tour fees ($8 adults; $7 seniors; $5 youth; under 12 free) apply for this guided walk and participants have the option of touring the mansion for half-price before or after the walk. When registering please provide contact information and note which walk you are signing up for.

For information please call 570-296-9630 or send email to

Pinchot Family and Milford Historic
Walking Tour
Saturday, Sept. 13
Join us on this free guided walking tour and learn how the Pinchot family helped shape the community. Meet on the Community House lawn. Printed guide book available for $1.
Call 570-296-9625 to save a spot.


Community Appreciation Day
on National Public Lands Day
September 27, 2014

Join us for a Fee Free day filled with family fun. Visit the mansion from 10am -4pm. Listen to music by John Curtin and the Trim Trio from 12-1 pm. Then join us for a puppet show for the whole family by John Carlson from 1:30-2:30 pm.
Sponsored by the US Forest Service with support for the Grey Towers Heritage Association, Orange and Rockland Community Investment Fund and UGI Utilities


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