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Events

Lecture: Climate Change and Conservation: Is It Getting Hot In Here?

Lecture: Climate Change and Conservation: Is It Getting Hot In Here?

Free event/Registration required


  • August 25, 2018
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Listen to Anthony Serino, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Misericordia University, explain in plain language the science of climate change. Concerned with the complexity of the issue of today’s climate conditions and growing confusion about its effects on natural resource conservation, Dr. Serino has developed a program that will introduce the science of this phenomenon (more…)

Special Lecture: The Lady in Red and Me: Cornelia Pinchot’s Relevance Today

Special Lecture: The Lady in Red and Me: Cornelia Pinchot’s Relevance Today

Free event/Registration required


  • September 15, 2018
    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Attend the annual Membership Meeting of the Grey Towers Heritage Association and you’ll be treated to an intimate program about Cornelia Pinchot and how the work she started more than 50 years ago still has relevance today. Guest speaker and author Mary Beth Kennedy Voda will share how “meeting” Mrs. Pinchot influenced her career. Call (more…)

National Public Lands Day, Community Appreciation Day & Ice Cream Social

National Public Lands Day, Community Appreciation Day & Ice Cream Social

Free


  • September 29, 2018
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A FEE-FREE Day of self-guided mansion tours, music, children’s programs, Smokey Bear, and more! Enjoy free ice cream during a re-creation of Gov. Gifford Pinchot’s ice cream social—the best way the U.S. Forest Service and the Grey Towers Heritage Association know how to thank the community for their support all year round. Rain or Shine. (more…)

Outspoken! – The Public Speeches of Cornelia Bryce Pinchot… Plus, learn about GTHA Projects

Outspoken! – The Public Speeches of Cornelia Bryce Pinchot… Plus, learn about GTHA Projects

Free event/Registration required


  • October 6, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Historian and author Kenneth Wolensky has delved into the speeches written and given by first lady of Pennsylvania Cornelia Pinchot as she campaigned for human rights and social justice.   Following “Outspoken!” there will be a few presentations about the Laurel Hill Cemetery and Fire Tower projects by Grey Towers Heritage Association board members. In addition, (more…)

Historic Theatre: Laurel Hill Cemetery Walk

Historic Theatre: Laurel Hill Cemetery Walk

Registration required


  • October 20, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 20, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This unique public program introduces you to some of the inhabitants of one of Milford’s first graveyards, Laurel Hill Cemetery, located on the grounds of Grey Towers. Dramatic, first-person readings illustrate how those buried there helped shape the community. Meet at the Visitor Pavilion in the parking lot. Wear sturdy shoes. Regular tour fees apply. (more…)

Dramatic Reading: An evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Dramatic Reading: An evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Tickets Required


  • October 27, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 27, 2018
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“A Night With Poe” We found books by Poe in the historic library, so what better way to mark Halloween than with this annual dramatic reading by the American Readers Theatre? Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Contact info@greytowers.org or call 570–296–9625. A US Forest Service program with support from the Grey Towers Heritage Association. (more…)