Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford

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Sited on the hills overlooking the Delaware River, Grey Towers National Historic Site is the former family home of Gifford Pinchot, twice elected governor of Pennsylvania. The three-story mansion with conical roofed towers was built to resemble a French chateau and evokes the Pinchot family's French origins. A guided tour of the interior provides insights into the private life of the governor, while a self-guided stroll along the interpretive trails offers a chance to spot bluebirds nesting in the woods. The site also features other buildings, including several cottages, an open-air theater, and an outdoor dining area named the Finger Bowl. With our custom trip planner, Milford attractions like Grey Towers National Historic Site can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We really enjoyed our visit & tour of Grey Towers. Our guide for the house tour was very informative. The tour was a good length, however, you really only see a few rooms on the bottom floor. They are...  more »
  • An interesting tour of the history of Grey Towers and the founders. Tour guide was outstanding and well versed in the property.  more »
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  • Absolutely beautiful place to visit! Walked the amazing grounds at our leisure taking in all the beauty around! It was a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon! Will definitely return for an inside tour!♥️
  • If you enjoy walking through historical mansions, you'll find this place both pleasing to the eye and rich in historical content. I visited the place two weeks ago and I'm still excited that I went. Besides for being beautiful, it was the summer house for a family that was very influential in America in the first half of the 20th Century. Highly recommend!!!
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