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
Western Inn At Hunt's Landing - Matamoras
On 30 acres on the pristine Delaware river. Tropical
indoor pool, sauna, restaurant & on-site stocked
fishing pond. Near rafting & canoeing off I-84 to
exit 11 AAA 3 Diamonds Mobil 2 Stars.
Carpet Inn - Rts 6 & 84 - Milford
PA. Basic motel with restaurant onsite. Just off
Highway and close to the village of Milford
Milford PA area homes and property. Contact a local
agent at 570.517.2428.
Pennsylvania's Milford Borough was incorporated on December
25, 1874. Before that,
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 River.
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
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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