January 6, 2014

Pike County Turns 200 in 2014

Milford, PA (December 9, 2013) — Founded on March 26, 1814, the county called “Pike” in Pennsylvania was named for Zebulon Montgomery Pike, who is credited with discovering Pike’s Peak, located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. As the monumental year approaches, there are several celebratory events already planned and more… Continue Reading

Dinner and a Movie at the Columns Museum

Dinner and a Movie at the Columns Museum Milford, PA (December 30, 2013) – The Pike County Historical Society will host Dinner and a Movie on Friday, January 10th at 6:30 pm in the Columns Museum’s Foundation Room, located at 608 Broad Street in Milford, PA. Film critic Bob Lentz… Continue Reading

Zane Grey Has His Day

Milford, PA (January 6, 2013) – On Friday, January 31st at 7:00 pm, the Pike County Historical Society will host a birthday celebration in honor of Lackawaxen’s own, Zane Grey. Grey spent much time at his home on the conflux of the Delaware and Lackawaxen Rivers either fishing or writing,… Continue Reading

December 13, 2013

Historical, Inventive One-man Show Re-Scheduled for Later date

Milford, PA (December 13, 2013) –The presentation of For the Benefit of Miss Jennie Gourlay, scheduled to take place on December 20th at the Hawley Silk Mill, has been postponed due to a scheduling conflict.  All ticket purchases will be reimbursed or honored when the show is re-scheduled. Please direct… Continue Reading

November 22, 2013

Historical Society to Host Holiday Open House and Gift Sale

Milford, PA (November 22, 2013) — On Friday, December 13th, the Pike County Historical Society (P.C.H.S) and The Columns Museum will offer a Holiday gathering, held on the main floor of the Columns Museum, located at 608 Broad Street in Milford, PA. The festivities will take place from 5pm-8pm, and… Continue Reading

November 20, 2013

Representative Rosemary Brown to Host Documentary Showing

Milford, PA (November 20, 2013) — On Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 4pm, the Pike County Historical Society and special guest State Representative Rosemary Brown, will host a showing of the 30-minute documentary Veteran Nation. The film tells the story of how America has treated our veterans from Bunker Hill… Continue Reading

November 6, 2013

Exhibit and Book Signing at The Columns Museum

Milford, PA (August 19, 2013) – On Saturday, August 31st  at 7pm, The Columns Museum, located at 608 Broad Street in Milford, PA, will host a book signing and the opening of a new temporary exhibit surrounding the photography of James Alfred Myer.  No Dull Days in Milford, created by… Continue Reading

Historical Interpretation at ‘Mill Days’

  Milford, PA (August 15, 2013) – The interns of the Pike County Historical Society will be on hand for a day of guided tours and costumed interpretation of the Upper Mill complex, located on Water Street and Route 2001 in Milford, PA, on Saturday, August 24th from 12pm to… Continue Reading

Civil War-Era Shohola Train Wreck Remembered

Milford, PA (June 19, 2013) – The Columns Museum will host a special interpretation of the events surrounding the disastrous Civil War Train Wreck of 1864. On Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 7 p.m., join historical interpreter Ruth Randone as she recounts the tragic event that happened in Shohola, PA… Continue Reading

Small Museum’s Preservation Worries “Argon

Milford, PA (May 13, 2013) — The Pike County Historical Society, located in the town of Milford, PA, is home to a blood-stained flag that cradled the head of mortally wounded President Abraham Lincoln the night of his assassination at Ford’s Theatre.  Simply called, “The Lincoln Flag”, this blood relic… 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
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  • FRIDAY By Appointment
  • SATURDAY 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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