Lori’s Blah Blah Blog

May 21, 2016

PCHS BANQUET 2016 HONORING BARBARA J. BUCHANAN June 8 • 6:30 p.m. Settler’s Inn • Hawley, PA

The PCHS will hold its annual banquet on Wednesday June 8th, 2016 at The Settlers Inn in Hawley, PA. We will take the opportunity to recognize the outstanding efforts put forth by Barbara Buchanan to have the Lincoln Flag recognized as an official blood relic of the Lincoln assassination, as… Continue Reading

The Columns To Provide a Night of Music for Milford Music Festival June 24th

The Columns Museum Presents A Night in “THE CELLAR” • Friday, June 24th The Pike County Historical Society and Museum will host an evening of music in a very appropriate place! The room currently known as the Foundation Room of the Museum was once a night club called “THE CELLAR”…. Continue Reading

October 15, 2015

Dinner and a Documentary Frank E. Schoonover: The Authentic Artist

Join us on Sunday October 25th at 4pm for dinner and a showing of the WVIA documentary about Frank Schoonover. $30 call for reservations 570-296-8126

Vietnam Remembered: Snapshots of a Soldier

Join us on Friday evening November 6th at 6pm in the main gallery of the Museum for a lecture by John Hudanish, Vietnam Veteran. We will be exhibiting his photographs taken while on tour in Vietnam. Reception and lecture $5. Veterans free.

Haunted Milford Ghost Tours

October 23, 24 and 30th. Meet at the Columns. Proceeds to benefit PCHS front steps repair. Call 570-832-0385 for info and tickets.

June 27, 2015

Lincoln Flag Back Home

It is my pleasure to inform all you museum enthusiasts that our Lincoln Flag is back in Pike County and has a brand new display to go with it! The folks at Ford’s Theater Center For Education and Learning couldn’t have been nicer to work with and we look forward… Continue Reading

March 16, 2015

Gourlay Stage Costumes on Display

Historic Costumes on Display At The Columns The Vintage Clothing Committee of the Pike County Historical Society have assembled a special exhibition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination. The stage costumes which belonged to Jenny Gourlay, an actress in the performance of the play being performed the… Continue Reading

March 9, 2015

Help Us Raise Funds to Preserve Gourlay Gowns!

Fruitie Award Winning Play Comes to Water Wheel Café to Raise Funds for Preservation Please join us at the Water Wheel Café on Saturday, March 21st for an award winning play titled For the Benefit of Miss Jennie Gourlay, which was written, and is performed, by seasoned Broadway veteran Billy… Continue Reading

October 1, 2014

Lincoln Flag Set to Travel in 2015

Big news on the museum front!  The PCHS has agreed to send our prized possession, the Lincoln Flag, to Washington DC to be included in a very special exhibit in April and May of 2015. The exhibit will feature a collection of blood relics and items which were in Ford’s… Continue Reading

July 9, 2014

History and Food…What a Concept!

PCHS Interns to Host WWI Program at Hotel Fauchere   On Sunday August 3rd, 2014 at 6pm, the Pike County Historical Society and the Hotel Fauchère will once again pair history with a delightfully appropriate menu in recognition of the onset of WWI in 1914.   It was 100 years… Continue Reading

May 10, 2014

Blah, Blah, Blogging

As we head into the spring and summer months I am excited to know that the museum will soon have a few talented young college students participating in our Intern program. Shannon Baird and Sarah Cawley will be on hand for the summer to help keep the museum staffed and… Continue Reading

November 14, 2013

Holiday Blog Deck the Halls and other things….

Dear Friends, On behalf of the Pike County Historical Society, I would like to wish you a joyous Holiday Season and a happy and healthy New Year. 2014 marks the Bicentennial Celebration of Pike County, it will turn 200 years old on March 26, 2014.  There are three events already… Continue Reading

September 11, 2013

Lori’s November Blog

Greetings to all.  I would just like to take the time to tell you all about some of the things you may find on a visit to our museum. Yes, the Lincoln Flag is here, but we also have many other items of interest.  Take Audubon’s Birds, for instance.  These… Continue Reading


Welcome to our new website!

Dear Friends in History, Welcome to our new website!  It is my intention to keep you all informed of the curiosities of history as they may, or may not, apply to Pike County.  My latest fascination is reading old newspapers.  Everything about them is fascinating.  From the articles and advertisements… Continue Reading

Latest News & Events

January 5, 2018

Dinner and Lecture by Bill Thomas, Ph,D., Scientist and Explorer

On Saturday January 20, 2018 the Columns will kick off the New Year with dinner and a lecture by Bill Thomas. Bill earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Arizona State University. Since 1988 with funding from the National Geographic Society, Conservation International, the Indo-Pacific Conservation Alliance, the Explorers Club and... Continue Reading
August 2, 2017

The Little Big Band Beef and Brew Dinner to Raise Money For Porch Repairs August 19th 7pm

Join us on Saturday August 19th for a night of swing under the stars as The Little Big Band returns to delight us all with their fabulous big band sound!  Tickets are $40 and include dinner, dessert, music and a little libation.  Proceeds will be applied towards the upcoming repair... Continue Reading

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