Friday, May 31, 2019

Gifford Pinchot's Grey Towers In Pike County Highlights June Programs

As its beautiful annuals and perennials awaken from their winter slumber, Gifford Pinchot’s Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford, Pike County, opens for its 2019 visitor season.
The 1886 mansion, its gardens and grounds offer a special setting for guided tours, public programs and reflective inspirational thinking.
Guided tours of the mansion are offered every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the hour. Reservations are required for groups larger than 10 and youth programs.
Special June Programs--
-- June 8: Observe how lace is made by hand in a demonstration by the Lost Art Lace Makers of North Jersey from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
-- June 15: Listen to relaxing tunes on at 5:30 p.m. with an outdoor musical performance offered by Kindred Spirits Arts Program. For tickets call 570-296-7429 or online.
--  June 21: Connect with nature during a Summer Solstice Yoga and Nature exercise. Contact 108 Lotus at 570-618-2141 or send email to:  to register.
-- June 22: Watch the new documentary, Penn's Woods: Pennsylvania's Conservation Heritage, at a free screening at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments and discussion will follow.
And don’t forget, the 15th Annual Festival of Wood is coming up on August 3.
Grey Towers, ancestral home of conservationist and Pennsylvania Governor Gifford Pinchot, is managed by the U.S. Forest Service, the national agency founded by Pinchot.
For more information on programs, initiatives and other upcoming events, visit the Grey Towers Heritage Association or call 570-296-9630.  Click Here to sign up for updates from the Association, Like them on Facebook, Follow them on Twitter, visit their YouTube Channel, become part of their Google+ Circle and follow them on Instagram.
  Also visit the Grey Towers Historic Site website and the Pinchot Institute for Conservation website for information on its conservation research and policy programs.  Click Here to sign up for the Institute’s regular updates.

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