• 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 on Sunday, March-December (1-4:00 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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CelebrationShare in a great tradition!

Become a member of the The Greater Milford Area Historical Society. We offer membership benefits at several different levels. For more information, download the GMAHS Membership Flyer (51).

JOIN NOW! Annual memberships are tracked by anniversary date. It’s always the RIGHT time to join! A portion of your membership dues may be tax deductible. Check with your tax adviser.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  PLEASE include your full name and ALL contact information in the membership fields.

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Membership Meeting Notice

The public is invited to attend the regular meeting of the Greater Milford Area Historical Society on the first Thursday of each month. These meetings are held in the offices of Sibcy Cline, 1077 St. Rt. 28, Suite 111, Mulberry Square, Milford, Ohio. A covered dish dinner begins at 6:30 PM followed by a brief business meeting at 7 PM and special programs begin at 7:15 PM.

MEMORIAL PAVERS are $50 each. Please carefully type the name you want on the paver.

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