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The Columns Museum

608 Broad Street, Milford, PA 18337
570-296-8126
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Milford
Type: Museums
Traveler Description: The Columns Museum, operated by the Pike County Historical Society, is housed in a Neo-Greek Revival mansion and showcases a fine collection of art... more »
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We were greeted by Ken as we walked in, he was very friendly, and knew everything about this place. The Lincoln flag and the story of how it ended up in Milford, PA is a good one, but I won't ruin it for you. Stop in and see for your self. This is a self guided tour but we were... More

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Greentown, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews 127 reviews
22 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Went for a quick Wednesday tour of the museum. A friendly dog followed us throughout the building including up the stairs. The highlight was the Lincoln room and the Lincoln Flag. It was a great over view of the region with a lot of diversity of information. The WWII posters and the information on the local camping tradition was great... More

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Monroeville, NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you have an extra hour it is worth the time and $10 to pay the museum a visit. Some interesting items. If you like civil war history you will like the museum.

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I have had the opportunity to visit the Columns Museum a couple of times. Seeing the Lincoln Flag was awesome as well as the other historical things. I especially like the heat radiator with little shelves to keep food warm.

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Shohola, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Columns Museum is a great place to visit. The Museum Director, Lori Strelecki, beholds a tremendous amount of historical information and is excited about sharing it with all who visit. The Museum and the Historical Society hosts programs and events at their beautiful location and Lori continues to volunteer her time to educate our seniors at Twin Cedar's about... More

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Morris County, NJ
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746 reviews 746 reviews
365 attraction reviews
2,334 helpful votes 2,334 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

In the last few years I have done a lot of reading into the life of President Lincoln. I ahve tried to visit some of the sites that were important in his life. I never realized that there were so many artifacts close to my home. This is a great museum and is something that should be on every Lincoln... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
8 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

$5 and you see a piece of history- the flag that was placed under Lincoln's head after he was shot! Wow. That's a great item and a cheap price. They have 3 rooms downstairs with artifacts and about 4 upstairs. It takes about an hour, but it's a great place to check out.

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Doylestown, PA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The town historical society has gathered a nice little collection of artifacts here. Not extensive, but interesting on a small scale. The only really museum quality items are those related to Lincoln's death in the Ford Theater. Seeing his blood on the flag they wrapped around his head to stench the bleeding that night is a very powerful experience. I... More

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PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

This museum is full of historical items. Of course the Lincoln Flag is highlighted, but there are a number of other interesting artifacts from the area as well. Worth the visit; you'll be pleasantly surprised.

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milford, pa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I have been here a couple of times. The first time on a self guided tour, and it was great. The house is amazing. The second time we had a girl in a historical outfit give us a tour and it was somewhat cloying and annoying, and also political - I do not even think she realized it. However, I... More

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