• 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 as a museum 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 on 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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The GMAHS mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and promote the history of the Milford-Miami Township, OH area.

Upcoming Events & Deadlines:

August 25th, 2018 10am-4pm. 8th Annual Quilt Exhibit and Sale at Promont. $5 admission. RSVP on the Facebook event page or read all about it HERE.

September 4th, 2018 6:30pm. History Readers Book Club meets at Promont. (All are welcome to join anytime!) Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann. See the complete list of book club books for the rest of 2018 HERE.

September 6th, 2018 6:30pm.  GMAHS general membership meeting at Sibcy Cline office in Mulberry Square. All welcome! Speaker Gerda Braunheim presents “A Child’s View of WWII” from her book “Stonischken to Gedhus“.

September 22nd, 2018 11am-5pm. 13th Annual Art Affaire along Main St. in Old Milford. Learn More Here and ‘Like’ the Art Affaire Facebook Page to see updates, examples of the beautiful arts that will be featured, and to share with your friends!

October 13th, 2018  Time TBD.  Early Ford V8 Club Car Show at Promont.  Stop by Promont on the afternoon of the 13th and check out 20-30 early model Ford V8s produced from 1932-1952.  This event will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.

October 20th, 2018  Time TBD. Cemetary Talk at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery at Carriage Way Park, Milford. Check back for more info on this upcoming event or visit (and Like!) our Facebook Page to receive updates right in your news feed.

 

Private Events and Other Closure Dates:

Promont will be CLOSED to tours on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 due to a private event.

 

 

GMAHS congratulates June Pfaff Daley for winning the 2018 Poster Image Competition. CLICK HERE to see the entry!

 

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 open for tours on each Sunday, 1-4 PM.

Admission:  $5/adult and $1/child under 12 – payable at the door

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 closure notices. Or, call 513/248-0324 (Wednesday-Friday).

 

 

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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. Our library offers historically themed nonfiction and fiction and is 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.

 

 

OAC_full-color-rgb-logoGMAHS received a matching grant from the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) to enable the expansion of its Art Affaire’s community cultural program. The OAC helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.