Grey Towers Mansion Tour & Hotel Fauchere - Wed, October 24, 2018

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Take a guided tour of the mansion and grounds learn the story of the Pinchot family and the role Grey Towers played as they advanced their social, political and conservation ideals.  Glifford Pinchot, first Chief of the US Forest Service and Pennsylvania Governor for two terms. Located in Milford, Pennsylvania, Grey Towers was completed in 1886 by Gifford's father, James Pinchot, a wealthy wallpaper merchant. Richard Morris Hunt, a leading architect of the era, designed their summer home to utilize both local materials and reflect the French heritage of the Pinchot family, who first settled in Milford in 1818. For two decades the Pinchots and their children enjoyed numerous summers at Grey Towers, entertaining guests for afternoon teas and dinner parties. After the tour, have an elegant farm to table luncheon at the historic Hotel Fauchere, with a cash bar & live music by Judy & The Boys with 50-70’s rock-n-roll, country and rhythm and blues. Includes: Motorcoach, Guided Tour & Lunch