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Join us at Grey Towers National Historic Site in Milford, PA for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation and the gift of Grey Towers to the American Public.

Thursday, September 19
6pm: A Commemorative Evening at Grey Towers with author Char Miller, Seeking the Greatest Good.
Refreshments sponsored by the Grey Towers Heritage Association.
Book signing to follow.

Saturday, September 21
Noon: Gates open to the Public. Enjoy the Site, peruse exhibits, and watch anniversary film footage,
including President Kennedy’s 1963 visit to Grey Towers.
Noon - 2pm: Folk group "Breakneck Annie" performs musical selections (amphitheater)
2:00 pm Rededication of the Pinchot Institute and Grey Towers National Historic Site (amphitheater)
  • Tom Tidwell, Chief, US Forest Service
  • Peter Pinchot, representing the Pinchot and Eno families
  • Nels Johnson, Chair, Pinchot Institute Board of Directors
  • Ellen Ferretti, Acting Secretary, PA DCNR
  • Keynote: Robert Bonnie, USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment

Sunday, September 22: Free Family Fun Day at Grey Towers

10am - 4pm: Grey Towers Open House
Noon - 4pm: Dan Brinkerhoff's Bicycle-powered popcorn machine popping free organic popcorn
Noon - 1pm: Musical selections performed by guitarist John Curtin (amphitheater)
1pm - 2pm: John Carlson's Magic and Puppet Show (amphitheater)
Picnics are encouraged!
This free day at Grey Towers will be fun for the whole family!


Planning to attend? Please complete our free registration form: pinchot.eventbrite.com


Hotel accommodations are available at the following locations. Mention the Pinchot Institute/Grey Towers 50th anniversary to receive the preferred rate:
Hampton Inn Matamoras
122 Westfall Town Dr  Matamoras, PA 18336
(570) 491-5280

Best Western Inn at Hunt's Landing
120 Routes 6 & 209
Matamoras, Pennsylvania, 18336-2056, US
(570) 491-2400

For more information about the 50th anniversary celebration events please contact Grey Towers National Historic Site (570) 296-9630 or visit greytowers.org.

Learn more about the history of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation and Grey Towers here: http://www.pinchot.org/about_pic/history.

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