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July 31, 2013

Future Leaders Landscape at Twin Cedars

Milford, PA (July 31, 2013) – The Pike County Historical Society’s summer interns offered their gardening services to the Twin Cedars Senior Living facility, located in Shohola, PA, on Thursday, July 25, while the Society’s Director presented an interactive historical program to residents, complete with a hands-on introduction to artifacts…. Continue Reading

July 15, 2013

Solving History’s Mysteries at The Columns

Milford, PA (July 15, 2013) — Three of Pike County’s most historically well-versed residents recently converged in the office of the Pike County Historical Society Museum Director, Lori Strelecki. “I felt kind of like a rookie in the presence of Skip, Centa and George; these three really know their Pike… Continue Reading

June 19, 2013

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

April 10, 2013

Summer Intern Program for Young Historians

Milford, Pa – The Pike County Historical Society (PCHS) is pleased to announce plans for the 2013 Summer Intern Program. The P.C.H.S. has been hosting the program for the last 10 years and has seen many young adults successfully complete the program and have a bit of fun along the… Continue Reading

March 14, 2013


Riders of the Purple Sage Headed for Milford!

Milford, PA – The Pike County Historical Society will be hosting a Zane Grey “Riders of the Purple Sage” double feature over the weekend of April 19. Two movie versions of Grey’s most famous western, which just celebrated its one hundredth anniversary, will be presented, introduced by a member of… Continue Reading

March 13, 2013

Jazz Vocalist Martha Lorin to appear at the Pike County Historical Society

Milford, PA – Widely acclaimed for her “timeless quality” and “wonderfully warm contralto,” Martha Lorin is a singer’s singer, a jazz artist’s artist, a cabaret performer par excellence. All this, and she writes, too. Martha has lived and breathed her unique musical artistry her entire life, beginning at home, surrounded… Continue Reading

President Lincoln’s Death Noted by Lecture and Dinner at Historical Society

Milford, PA – The Pike County Historical Society’s Columns Museum is home to a very somber reminder of the death of our nation’s 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. The Museum houses a blood stained flag which was used to briefly cushion the Presidents head the night of his assassination. The flag… Continue Reading

March 5, 2013


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the McLaughlin Home with a Lecture and Lunch

Milford, PA – The Pike County Historical Society is pleased to announce a very special program to be held on Sunday March 17, 2013. Please join us for a lecture by Dallas Grove on the man of the mansion known as The Columns, Dennis McLaughlin; followed by a traditional corned… Continue Reading

February 19, 2013

A Variety of Music Sure to Please – Winter Wednesdays Begins on February 27th

Performance Dates:
Dixon and Jane Mangini – February 27th at 7pm
Martha Lorin – TBA
Walt Edwards – March 6th Milford, PA – The Pike County Historical Society is once again offering its winter music series. “Winter Wednesdays” will begin on February 27th with a trio led by Terri Dixon, whose vocal ability… Continue Reading

February 6, 2013

Kick off Winter Wednesdays – All about Jane Mangini

See Terri Dixon and Jane Mangini perform February 27th at 7pm

Milford, Pa – Pike County has been a favorite haunt to many talented people. While the county can claim the likes of famous writers, philosophers, athletes, musicians, even Indian Chiefs; one more person of musical celebrity can be added to that list. Jane Mangini is a talented musician who has… Continue Reading

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Latest News & Events

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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