• 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

Days:  Promont and the museum gift shop are open each weekend March through December.
Hours:  1-4 PM

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 (www.Facebook.com/MilfordOhioHistoricalSociety) for private party notices. Or, call 513/248-0324 (Wednesday-Friday).

Promont will be closed to the public the following dates:
September 24 – 11th Annual Art Affaire
Join us  September 24 in historic Milford for a great day of art, food and entertainment
October 22

ART AFFAIRE – September 24 – 11 AM to 5 PM in historic Milford. Great Art! Great Music! Great Food!

PARKING! Art Affaire is held on a closed 3-block section of Main Street in historic Milford. If you plan to attend, here are options for parking:

Street parking on Water Street, High Street or within the surrounding South Milford residential area
Main Street parking northeast of the closed 3-block section
Parking lot at corner of Elm and Water Streets (some restrictions)
City parking at the corner of Main and Locust Streets
Riverside Park parking lot next to American Legion Post 450 on Water Street
City parking lot at Milford Main property – entrance on Lila Avenue
City of Milford municipal building at 745 Center Street

Art Affaire Shopping Venture
A chance to win gift certificates to spend at Art Affaire! CLICK HERE for more details!



Greenlawn Cemetery Walk – Sunday, October 30. Join to hear about some of the historical individuals who are buried in Greenlawn. LEARN MORE.


GMAHS_LittleFreeLibraryGMAHS 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.


GMAHS Collectors Club

Free and open to the public, the Collectors’ Club will meet the fourth Wednesday of each month, March through October. CLICK HERE for more details.


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