August 2, 2017

Front Porch Repair Funding Campaign

The Society and Museum are in the process of accumulating funds to provide much needed repair and maintenance to our front porch, verandas and side porch.  The bases of a few of the columns are rotting and need to be replaced.  In addition to the work needed on the columns,… Continue Reading

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

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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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