March 9, 2016

Civil War Encampment Set for April 15-17th 2016

We will start the weekend off on Friday evening the 15th with a FREE showing of the movie “LINCOLN” at 7pm in the Foundation Room of the Museum, located at 608 Broad Street in historical and hysterical Milford, Pa.! The Encampment and museum will be open to the public from… Continue Reading

June 27, 2015

Lincoln Flag Returns to the Columns

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… Continue Reading

March 16, 2015

Historic 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

May 8, 2014

Annual Membership Banquet Turns Sour! It’s a Lemon Social!

Please join us at the Columns Museum on Sunday June 8th for our annual membership banquet, which will be held in the form of a “Lemon Social.” “What is a Lemon Social?” you might ask.  Well, these afternoon into early evening parties were all the rage in the social mecca… Continue Reading

February 17, 2014

Tri-State Historical Exhibition Being Planned Local Historical Societies Banding Together to Celebrate Tri-state Area’s Rich History

Milford, PA (February 17, 2014) – Several local historical groups joined together recently to plan a grand exhibition of historical artifacts and photographs related to the tri-state area. Participants were: the Matamoras-Westfall Historical Society, Minisink Valley Historical Society, Town of Deerpark Museum, Montague Association for the Restoration of Community History… Continue Reading

February 12, 2014

Genealogy Research Day in Memory of Noel McCullough, PCHS Librarian Emeritus

Milford, PA (February 12, 2014) – The Pike County Historical Society will offer a free day of genealogy research at its library – located in the Columns Museum at 608 Broad Street in Milford, PA – in loving memory of the recently passed, long-time volunteer Noel McCullough. The museum’s research… Continue Reading

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February 3, 2014

Pike County’s Bicentennial Celebration Scheduled for March 26

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Katrina Foster KKPR Marketing & Public Relations, Inc. o. 570.296.2333 e.   Dinner, live music and special guests planned for banquet, hosted by Channel 13’s George Roberts   Milford, PA (February 3, 2014) – On March 26, Pike County will turn 200 years… Continue Reading

January 27, 2014

Pike County 200th Anniversary Commemorative Rifles Offered

Milford, PA (January 27, 2014) – Rocky Mountain Firearms, in conjunction with the Pike County Historical Society, is releasing a Special Edition Rifle to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of Pike County Pennsylvania.   These collectable firearms and family heirlooms will be built on collector-grade Henry .22 caliber rifles. There will be only 25… Continue Reading

January 24, 2014

Hotel Fauchere and Pike County Historical Society Celebrate World Day of Social Justice

On Thursday, February 20, 2014, the Hotel Fauchere, in cooperation with the Columns Museum, will offer a special dinner and program in honor of World Day of Social Justice, as declared by the United Nations in 2007. Following a dinner inspired by cuisine from various countries, Tamara Singer will show… Continue Reading

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March 27, 2017

Michael Burlingame Lecture and Cocktail Reception April 14, 2017 6pm

MILFORD — Michael Burlingame, historian and author of “Abraham Lincoln: A Life,” will give a talk at the Columns Museum in Milford, on April 14 — the date of President Lincoln’s assassination, 152 years ago. The Pike County Historical Society and Museum will host the evening to commemorate the fateful... Continue Reading
January 22, 2017

Sunday Music Soiree’s Featuring Ronny Whyte and Patricia Durante

Join us in the Foundation Room Lounge for some music and libation on a few Sunday’s in February. Sunday February 19th Doors at 4pm Ronny Whyte with Boots Maleson and Sean Harkness Tickets $30 Complimentary Wine and Cheese Sunday February 26th Door at 4pm Patricia Durante with Regan Ryzuk and... Continue Reading

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  • WEDNESDAY 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • THURSDAY By Appointment
  • FRIDAY By Appointment
  • SATURDAY 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • SUNDAY 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM