Grey Towers National Historic Landmark
Milford's Grey Towers is the ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot. Pinchot was a Pennsylvania Governor, conservationist, and first Chief of the US Forest Service.The estate, built on nearly 100 acres, is one of the Forest Service's most significant cultural resources. In 1963, John F. Kennedy dedicated the Pinchot Institute for Conservation Studies as a historic landmark. The mansion and grounds are open to the public for tours and special events. The grounds are open daily for self-guided tours year-round. The mansion is open from Memorial Day Weekend through December each year. Guided tours detail the story of the Pinchot family and the role Grey Towers played in their conservation efforts.