Grey Towers is the ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot, first Chief of the US Forest Service and twice Govenor of Pennsylvania.
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A guided tour of the mansion and grounds is an interesting and unique way to learn about how one family shaped and influenced our conservation ideals and values, while experiencing what life might have been like at Grey Towers in the early 20th century.

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OCTOBER PUBLIC TOUR SCHEDULE

Tours run by the U.S. Forest Service

 

WEEKDAYS: 12 pm, 2 pm, and 4 pm
WEEKENDS: 11 am-4 pm, on the hour

Special, Three-floor Tours on WEEKENDS ONLY at 4pm.
Regular tour fees apply.

Guided tours of the mansion and grounds share the story of the Pinchot family and the role Grey Towers played as they advanced their social, political and conservation ideals.

We encourage you to enjoy the landscaped grounds, walk through the Tree Trail and Forest Discovery Trail, visit the Laurel Hill Cemetery and watch our visitor films in between the guided tour times.

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DRAMATIC READINGPoe Reading

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31
6:00 PM & 8:00 PM

 

A Dramatic Halloween Reading by the American Readers Theatre Company “A Night With Poe” adaptations of four works of Edgar Allan Poe. Dramatic readings were a common form of entertainment for 19th century families. Selected works of Edgar Allen Poe were included in the Pinchots' personal library collection.

 

The performance is recommended for high school age students and adults. Tickets are non-refundable.

 

Contact info@greytowers.org or call 570–296–9625.


Sponsored by the US Forest Service with support from the Grey Towers Heritage Association.

Tickets are $20 per person.

 

6:00pm Show: Sold out!

 

8:00pm Show: Sold out!

 

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CEMETERY WALK

SATURDAY NOV 1
1:30 PM

Join us for a walk through the Laurel Hill Cemetery, Milford’s original town graveyard, on the grounds of Grey Towers. Meet at the Visitor Pavilion in the parking lot. Wear sturdy shoes. Read additional tour information.

 

Regular tour fees apply. Call 570-296-9630 or info@greytowers.org.

Sponsored by the US Forest Service with support from the Grey Towers Heritage Association.

 

 

 
Grey Towers Ampitheater in Pike County, Pennsylvania

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Charles Dickens a christmas carol

"A Christmas Carol"
THREE SHOWS!

Saturday, Dec. 6

11:00 am and 4:00 pm

Sunday, Dec. 7
1:00 pm

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Now in its 33rd year, “A Christmas Carol” dramatic reading will be performed by Joe Plummer Jr., founder and director of ‘Gotta Kid To Feed Productions,’ a digital media company, and Therese Plummer, an actor and award winning voice over artist living and working in New York City. Both are the children of Joe Plummer Sr. of Delaware, who performed the readings for the first 30 years and recently retired.

Dramatic readings were a popular form of entertainment when Grey Towers was occupied by the Pinchot family in the late 1800s through mid-twentieth century. The US Forest Service and Grey Towers Heritage Association re-create these literary programs with readings and dramatizations.

 

Holiday Mansion Tours

Monday, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 20
1 pm & 3 pm

Front door with wreathGuided tours of all three floors of the mansion, beautifully decorated for the season by the US Forest Service and the Milford Garden Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grey Towers Heritage Association • P.O. Box 188 • Milford, PA 18337 • 570-296-9630 • info@greytowers.org