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PA was once called "the prettiest county seat in America"
by Atlantic magazine, in part because it boasts architecture by
Calvert Vaux, Frederic Law Olmsted, Jr., Richard Morris Hunt, McKim,
Mead & White, Chester Aldrich, Hunt & Hunt, Peter Bohlin
and others. Almost all of the village is in a National Historic
District and Milford is the north gate to the 70,000 acre Delaware
Water Gap National Recreation Area and sits on the banks of the
upper Delaware River.
foliage in the Milford PA area is exquisite and the highlight of
area attractions. Other attractions include the historic bloody
Lincoln flag upon which the slain presidents head laid
after he was shot, at the Pike County Historical Society Museum,
Grey Towers, the chateau built by James Pinchot and recently opened
to the public after a $19 million renovation and a network of dramatic
waterfalls throughout Pike County.
Milford PA Attractions & Accommodations
Milford Borough was incorporated on December 25, 1874. Before
Milford was part of Milford Township. prior to that time settlers
and Native Americans
lived here enjoying forests, lakes, and the waters of the Delaware
The village was first laid out by John Biddis in 1796. The
streets were named after his children and family, and his favorite
fruits and berries. There is a square in the middle of the
village dedicated to parklands.
Milford is the Pike County Seat. Population is around 1,500.
Forest Hall was built in 1907 in the French Normandy
style, Forest Hall was intended by the Pinchot family for use by
commercial shops and for Yale University's Forest School.
The Columns Museum is a treasure trove of local
history and the home of the famous "Lincoln Flag." The flag
from the night that President Lincoln was assasinated with blood
stains from the President.
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