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January 23, 2013

Pike County Historical Society to Launch Major Fundraising Campaign

Milford, PA ­- The Pike County Historical Society is starting a major funding drive in order to raise the money to have three historical stage costumes stabilized and permanently displayed in the Columns Museum. The costumes belonged to Milford resident Jeannie Gourlay. Miss Gourlay was an actress in the play… Continue Reading

January 22, 2013

Cub Scouts Sleepover at the Columns Museum

Milford, PA – Milford Cub Scout Pack 71’s Webelos had a “night at the museum” recently. The boys had a tour of the museum, a scavenger hunt and where then locked in for the night. They worked on some badge requirements and made wallets out of duct tape during their… Continue Reading

Pike County Historical Society Announces Must-See Performance

January 22, 2013
 Milford, PA – Broadway actor and costumer Billy Hipkins stars in an original one-man production that takes a fresh and surprisingly touching look at the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln—really, it does. He focuses on the life of Jeannie Gourlay, an actress poised to star at Ford’s… Continue Reading

November 27, 2012

Give the Gift of History and Support Your Local Historical Society

Milford, PA – The Pike County Historical Society (PCHS) has several gift options for that special history lover in your life. Our new t-shirts depict a silhouette of Lincoln and simply say: The Columns Museum, home of the Lincoln Flag, Milford, Pa. We also have an updated and colorful booklet… Continue Reading

November 23, 2012

THE SANTALAND DIARIES – A DOSE OF UNCONVENTIONAL HOLIDAY

Milford, PA – Tri-State Actors Theater and The Pike County Historical Society (PCHS) are sharing the joy and laughter this holiday season with two performances of David Sedaris’ merrily subversive tale, THE SANTALAND DIARIES on Friday and Saturday, December 7th and 8th. THE SANTALAND DIARIES, starring Nicholas Wilder, was adapted… Continue Reading

October 19, 2012


Talking McLaughlin: PCHS to Host Lecture



Milford, PA – On Friday evening November 2nd, 2012 Dallas Grove will present a talk at the Pike County Historical Society about the life and times of Dennis McLaughlin. Mr. McLaughlin was the original inhabitant of what is now known as the Columns Museum. Built in 1904, the house was… Continue Reading

October 9, 2012


PCHS Hosts Special WWII Exhibit in Honor of Veterans Day

“Welcome Home, and Thank You All”

Milford, PA – The Pike County Historical Society at the Columns Museum, 608 Broad Street Milford, Pa., will be the host of a very special exhibit of World War II equipment and weapons on Saturday, November 10th and Sunday, Veterans Day, November 11th from 12-4pm. This large collection, which will… Continue Reading

October 4, 2012

Pike County Historical Society Announces Additional Canasta Day for the Winter




Milford, PA – Canasta anyone? Beginners and veterans alike are welcome to join some of Milford’s finest card players for Canasta in the Foundation Room of the Column’s Museum, located at 608 Broad Street in Milford. The playing will commence at 6:30 pm on the second Wednesday, as well as… Continue Reading

September 21, 2012


Photo Identification Continues at the Pike County Historical Society



Milford, PA – James Alfred Myer’s glass plate negative collection was the subject of a viewing at the Pike County Historical Society recently for the purpose of identification of the subjects. A group of about 20 longtime residents of Pike County offered their expertise in identifying many of the people… Continue Reading

September 17, 2012

Crowd Pleasing Performance at The Columns Museum



Milford, PA – On Friday night September 14th Terri Dixon sang her heart out, Jane Mangini set her keyboard on fire, and Sandy Bookey beat the drums. While this description may sound a bit violent, these are all good things that led to a standing ovation for the trio at… 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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  • MONDAY Closed
  • TUESDAY Closed
  • 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