Events

Cornelia the activist

Cornelia Pinchot: Activist for Social Change

August 13, 2022
3:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337
$15.00 – $20.00

A natural born rebel, Cornelia had spirit, drive and independent means. Her friend Theodore Roosevelt called her political mind one of the keenest he had ever known. She was attractive, dressed in flamboyant clothes and dyed her hair red. Her crusading nature invaded the Progressive ranks in 1912 and later…

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from Roots To Canopy

If Trees Could Talk: A Tour of Grey Towers

August 20, 2022
1:00 pm
- 2:30 pm
Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337
$15.00

Dr. Paul Kovalski, GTHA member and Dentist by profession retired as Chief of Dental Services at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital, New Jersey Department of Health. Kovalski is fascinated by the secrets hidden in bones, ancient and modern and  is well known as “Dr. Dinosaur” for his paleontological discoveries. But he…

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violinist and celloist

Tea for Two: Kopelman-Feigelson Duo

August 20, 2022
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337

The pair of distinguished musicians-friends perform in an intimate setting of a Pool Pavilion. Mikhail Kopelman, violin & Yosif Feigelson, cello The renowned former leader of the legendary Borodin and Tokyo string quartets, and KSAP’s artistic director, will perform duets by the great Georg Frederic Handel, Ludwig van Beethoven and…

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several building styles

“A Movable Feast” – Pinchot Family& Milford Historic Walking Tour

September 10, 2022
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
$25.00 – $30.00

This walking tour will begin at the center of town and amble through the historic sites which have made Milford so attractive. Stopping along the way, we will enjoy some of the best tastes from local restaurants. This rain or shine event. Come hungry and wear comfortable shoes for this…

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jazz band

French Nostalgia: Tatiana Eva-Marie & Avalon Jazz Band

September 10, 2022
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337

Immerse yourself in French song and jazz at the enchanting Pool Pavilion. The supremely talented Swiss-born singer, Tatiana Eva-Marie, who is now making her home in New York City, returns to Milford accompanied by her own swinging band to delight the audiences with light jazz tunes and belles chansons from…

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Milford Readers & Writers Festival

September 18, 2022
1:00 pm
- 2:30 pm
Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337

In connection with the Readers and Writers Festival, GTHA will host a presentation by Jeffrey H. Ryan highlighting his newly published work, This Land Was Saved for You and Me: How Gifford Pinchot, Frederick Law Olmstead, and a Band of Foresters Rescued America’s Public Lands. In it, he covers the…

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Smokey Bear and ice cream

National Public Lands Day & Ice Cream Social

September 24, 2022
10:00 am
- 5:00 pm
Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337

A FEE-FREE day of self-guided mansion tours and ice cream during this day celebrating public lands! Bring a non-perishable food item for donation to a local food pantry. The same day Festival of Wood will also be taking place on the grounds of Grey Towers.

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wood cutting boards and more

Festival of Wood

September 24, 2022
10:00 am
- 5:00 pm

Handmade wood crafts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, sawmill, chainsaw and tree pruning demos and more! Self-guided tours of all three floors of the mansion ($5/person on Sunday). Refreshments available. Free parking, free shuttle. Rain or shine. For a full schedule of events, visit www.fs.usda.gov/greytowers.

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wood cutting boards and more

Festival of Wood

September 25, 2022
10:00 am
- September 26, 2022
4:00 pm

Handmade wood crafts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, sawmill, chainsaw and tree pruning demos and more! Self-guided tours of all three floors of the mansion ($5/person on Sunday). Refreshments available. Free parking, free shuttle. Rain or shine. For a full schedule of events, visit www.fs.usda.gov/greytowers.

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three dramatic readers behind headstones

Dramatic Production: Laurel Hill Cemetery @ 11:30 am

October 8, 2022
11:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Grey Towers National Historic Site
151 Grey Towers Drive
Milford, Pennsylvania 18337

Dramatic, first-person readings illustrate how those buried there helped shape the community. 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. Meet at the Visitors’ Pavilion near the parking lot. Light Refreshments provided.…

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