Gifford Pinchot House

Also known as: Grey Towers, The Pinchot Institute
W edge of Milford, Milford, Pennsylvania

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Grey Towers

Rhonda McCloughan (Pr41799), CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

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Description 

From 1886 until his death, this chateau-like stone house was the family home of Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946), America's first professionally trained forester. Pinchot helped create the U.S. Forest Service. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 23, 1963

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000694
NR name
Pinchot, Gifford, House
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts
Area of significance
Conservation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
District
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Government office
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1865; 1946
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 3

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2021: New photo from wyatt