The Grey Towers mansion in Milford, Pike County, is open for free, self-guided tours on August 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in honor of Gifford Pinchot’s 151st birthday.
Visitors will have an opportunity to see all three floors of the mansion, peek inside tower rooms, view Pinchot’s bedroom and get up close with some favorite artifacts at Grey Towers, Pinchot’s ancestral home.
U.S. Forest Service interpretive tour guides will be available on all floors to answer questions.
A special exhibit of Pinchot artifacts will be available in the Bait Box, a small outbuilding on the estate grounds that once served as a playhouse for Gifford Bryce Pinchot.
Birthday cookies will be served throughout the day, while supplies last.
Additional programs focused on Gifford Pinchot’s life and his interests are scheduled for August.
-- August 6-7: 12th Annual Festival Of Wood
-- August 20: Tree Walk, highlighting Pinchot’s trees throughout the estate;
-- August 20: Outdoor concert, presented by Kindred Spirits Arts Program;
-- August 27: Lecture, Gifford Pinchot’s Spirituality, presented by Grey Towers Heritage Association.
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