Welcome to MilfordPA.US
the official website of
Milford, Pike County, PA, USA
Birthplace of the American Forest Conservation Movement
What they say about Milford:
Milford was included on the list of "cool towns" by Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine.
Atlantic Magazine called Milford "the prettiest county seat in America."
"The beauty of the Delaware River Valley, only 90 minutes' drive from Manhattan, will astonish first-time visitors. The lovely valley's quaintest town is Milford." - Condé Nast Traveler UK.
"Milford, PA., remains a rarity: a spot filled with natural beauty just 70 miles from New York City that hasn't been overrun by vacationers and weekend homeowners." - The Wall Street Journal.
"New York's rich and powerful throughout the late 19th century has been reincarnated as a civilized 21st-century hideaway." - Travel + Leisure, June 2007.
"Milford is now being re-discovered by artistic types looking for a nearby weekend retreat." - Westchester Magazine, June 2007.
"...real show stopper: the historically rich and cute-as-a-button river town of Milford."
-The Observer Online, May 2012.
No. 3 in top ten list of US small towns. -Urban Titan, May 2012.
101 Best Outdoor Towns, Unspoiled Places to Visit, Stay and Play, Tuff-Melville, 2007.
Milford PA, seen from The Knob, a 45 minute hike up the hillside on well marked paths.
On the upper left, US I-84.
On the right, the Delaware River.
Up the center: Routes 6 and 209.
Lower center: Milford's historic district.
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The Milford Enhancement Committee works to make Milford, the county seat of Pike County, Pennsylvania, a better place to live, visit and do business by protecting its historic character and improving its streetscapes and public spaces.
Summer Internships Available at Grey Towers!
MILFORD, PA – Applications currently are being accepted for a number of different summer internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA. College students who are interested in parks and recreation, history, gardening and landscape architecture and forestry are encouraged to apply. Students can earn from $75 per week subsistence allowance to $2,500 for the 12 week season, depending on which internship they qualify for. Housing on the historic estate and uniforms may be provided.
•Education/Interpretation/Visitor Services: Multiple 12-week internships are available for students to deliver interpretive mansion tours and education programs and hone their visitor services skills. Students will have an opportunity to learn and improve skills in such areas as public speaking, communication, research and related programs. Students will develop and deliver tours, assist with educational and other public programs, provide visitor services and complete one research/interpretive project. Deadline to apply is March 1 for May through August internship. Visit www.fs.fed.us/gt or email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-296-9630 for information. •Gardening/Horticulture: Two opportunities are available for May through August; each provides a valuable, practical experience for a motivated undergraduate college student who wants a hands-on experience to challenge and broaden the student’s knowledge of practical applications of horticultural theory learned in the classroom. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. For the horticulture position, visit www.thesca.org and search for Position #00696016. For the Elizabeth S. Mortimer gardening internship, send a resume and cover letter that indicates your field of study and expected graduation date to: Elizabeth Hawke, Horticulturist, Grey Towers National Historic Site, PO Box 188, Milford, PA 18337, or fax to 570-296-9675 or email to email@example.com . For more information call 570-296-6061 ext. 162.
Additional horticulture, visitor services and museum internships will be offered in the Fall, August through December. For more information call 570-296-9630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.