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Grey Towers National Historic Site

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Address: 151 Grey Towers Drive, Milford, PA 18337
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+1 570-296-9630
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00

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A must see for any professional forester

This was the summer home of Gifford Pinchot's family, best known to Forest Service employees as the father of forestry in America and the first chief of the Forest Service. He... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bend, Oregon
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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the summer home of Gifford Pinchot's family, best known to Forest Service employees as the father of forestry in America and the first chief of the Forest Service. He was also very well known for his career in the state of Pennsylvania which I learned all about while visiting this site. It's a place with great character and... More 

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because it is February, the mansion itself wasn't open for tours. However, the grounds were open to walk on such on unusually warm Winter day. It was so worth getting a much needed walk in.

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting history. Because we were there off season we didnt get to appreciate the full experience.

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Middletown, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Not only a nice visit (and a beautiful setting) but it was nice to see how the rich lived as many nice antiques on display. Really nice legacy of service for the Pinchot family!

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We were greeted with a surprise holiday concert from the local high school chamber choir. Definitely a treat. The tour guide a very knowledgeable of the Pinchot family and the home and grounds. The first floor tour was short, just a few rooms, but beautiful. Our tour was the holiday house tour so we were able to see all three... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We went and found that the Gray Towers had closed for the season. But there was a sign saying that the grounds where open and to close the gate behind us. The grounds where fantastic. We will be going back to take the house tour next year.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The grounds are beautiful and I was itching to tour the house but there are no tours in November. What a view from the porch.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Grey Towers was built in 1886 in Milford, Pa. By James Pinchot. It was summer home to the Pinchot family who enjoyed entertaining. Grey Towers is a National Historic site which hosts guided tours, conferences, and a variety of educational programs about conservation. There is a fee for the guided tours which start at 11:00 am and are on the... More 

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Manchester, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, grounds were pretty. Would go again. Be sure to see the cherry tree planted in 1915.

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Port Jervis, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great time here the gardens are Gorgeous the tour was nice be ready for a lot of walking we had a nice time then for dinner we went to ginas and Chris food THIER was great fresh great staff very helpfull for our needs

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