Events

DISCUSSION: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees: Finding Deeper Meaning in Nature

DISCUSSION: Seeing the Forest Through the Trees: Finding Deeper Meaning in Nature

Free


  • September 22, 2019
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The US Forest Service and the Pike/Wayne Conservation Partnership participate in the Milford Readers and Writers Festival. Seeing the Forest Through the Trees: Finding Deeper Meaning in the Woods. Experience the beauty and healing to be found within forests through the work of authors Doug Bill and John Harvey. John Harvey, author of The Stillness of (more…)

National Public Lands Day & Ice Cream Social

National Public Lands Day & Ice Cream Social

Free


  • September 28, 2019
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A FEE-FREE Day of self-guided mansion tours and ice cream social! It’s rare that the public can see all three floors of the Grey Towers mansion. Wander through the museum rooms and the upper floors, free of charge. A special exhibit featuring artifacts that illustrate the social activist life of Cornelia Pinchot, with an emphasis (more…)

Historic Theatre: Laurel Hill Cemetery Walks

Historic Theatre: Laurel Hill Cemetery Walks

Tickets Required


  • October 19, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 19, 2019
    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. Light Refreshments provided. Rain or shine; please (more…)

DISCUSSION: The Women’s Vote and a Century of Impact

DISCUSSION: The Women’s Vote and a Century of Impact

Free event/ Pre-registration appreciated


  • October 20, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

What changes has America seen since women gained the right to vote? What work still remains to be done? How did women from this region contribute to passage of the 19th Amendment a century ago? This and more will be discussed during a presentation at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA, former family home (more…)

Dramatic Reading: An evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Dramatic Reading: An evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Tickets Required


  • October 26, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 26, 2019
    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…)

“A Christmas Carol” – Four Shows!

“A Christmas Carol” – Four Shows!

Tickets Required


  • December 7, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 7, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • December 8, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 8, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Now in its 39th 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 (more…)