Sister Towns

“Milford-Haven, U.S.A.” is a fictitious place…or is it? With its heart and soul in reality, Milford-Haven reflects the reality of small towns everywhere, one of the planet’s most valuable resources….

As you have fun exploring the “Milford Connection” you’ll find how often “truth is stranger than fiction.” Consider this your gateway to Havens around the world…

Cambria, California
This is where it all started for “Milford-Haven” creator Mara Purl. Invited to Cambria to perform in “Sea Marks” by Gardner McKay, Mara spent a summer appearing at the Pewter Plough Playhouse by night, and exploring what became her favorite California town by day.

Milford Haven, Wales
This is the original Milford Haven, a place of history and adventure, both an important sea port, and a romantic getaway at land’s end in Western Wales. When “Milford-Haven, U.S.A.” hit the BBC airways and was broadcast to 4.5 million listeners throughout the U.K., Mara was invited to visit Milford Haven, Wales. She was made an honorary citizen.

Milford, Connecticut
Founded in 1639, this picturesque town is full of history. With uncanny similarities to Milford Haven, Wales, and to “Milford-Haven, U.S.A.,” Milford is a coastal town situated next to a protected “haven” of water.

Milford Haven, Virginia
U.S. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven This Milford Haven – named after Milford Haven, Wales by Welsh immigrants in the 1600s – is actually a body of water adjacent to Gwynn’s Island, Virginia.

Milford Sound, New Zealand
One of the most beautiful spots on the planet, we have yet to visit but it’s on our list. Anyone who HAS visited or HAS information, e-mail us!