• History

    The first settler to arrive in the Milford area was the Rev. Francis McCormick, a Revolutionary War soldier with a thousand acre land grant, in 1796. He built his log cabin on the hill at the present 1000 Forest Ave. In 1797 he founded the first Methodist Class in the Northwest Territory. The Village of More Info

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  • Promont

    Promont is a Victorian mansion circa 1865 and the former home of John M. Pattison, Ohio’s 43rd Governor. It is currently owned and operated by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society. The museum features period furnishings, a reference library, changing exhibits, and a gift shop. Docent-led or self-guided tours are available the second Saturday and More Info

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  • Research/Library

    The Leonard L. Harding, Jr. Library serves as a limited access historical library featuring information on Clermont County and the Greater Milford area.

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  • Teas/Weddings/Events

    PROMONT Teas and Boutique Event Venue Located in beautiful historic Milford, Promont was built circa 1865 as a lovely example of Victorian Italianate architecture in its entire splendor.  The mansion is steeped in old world elegance, period furnishings and modern amenities to help create the perfect backdrop for your Victorian tea luncheon, wedding, reception, corporate meeting More Info

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  • Gift Shop

    Shop and browse our unique Victorian Gift Shop, stocked with treasures for all ages and budgets

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Welcome & thanks for visiting!

GMAHS Office Hours

Wednesday-Friday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Note: Call 513/248-0324 to confirm as the administrator may have off-site meetings.
 

Promont Hours

Promont is now closed until March 3, 2017 when it will reopen with the following hours/admission:

Days:  Friday and Sunday (with private party exceptions – see below)
Hours:  1-4 PM
Admission:  $5/adult; $1/child

Group and/or personal tours can be arranged by calling 513/248-0324.

Private event notice. Promont is often booked for private events and these engagements can overlap with regular open hours. Please check this website or the GMAHS Facebook page for private party notices. Or, call 513/248-0324 (Wednesday-Friday).

 

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Art Affaire

CLICK HERE for more details and to download an application.

 

 

 423206__victorian-valentine_pVictorian Valentine’s Celebration & Exhibit
Join us on February 5 (1-4 PM) for a free Victorian Valentine’s Celebration & Exhibit. Themed decor, exhibits, art by local artists, self-guided tours and light refreshments. READ MORE…

 

 

Sweetheart Girls’ Tea – Saturday, February 11
GMAHS will host a Sweetheart Girls’ Tea at Promont on Saturday, February 11, 2017, 11:00 AM to 1 PM. Registration is required and the price is $20/person or $50 for a three-generation (daughter, mother, grandmother) registration. Dolls are free! Seating is limited to 35, so please call today to reserve space:  513/248-0324.  READ MORE…

Note:  Our initial news release sent to local media incorrectly indicated that the tea date is Sunday, which is incorrect. The correct date is Saturday, February 11. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

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GMAHS Little Free Library
Open 24/7 on the grounds of Promont, the GMAHS Little Free Library allows you to take a book, leave a book. Available for all Milford and Miami Township residents. Learn more here.

 

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GMAHS MEMBERS and Volunteers are always welcome.
LEARN MORE about GMAHS membership. Or, CLICK HERE for details on volunteer opportunities.