• 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 Friday and Sunday, 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 Greater Milford Historical Society is an all-volunteer organization. We are always looking for energetic and enthusiastic volunteers to help run our programs and to share their enthusiasm for Milford’s history with our guests.

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Volunteers are needed in the following areas. To learn more about how you can become involved, contact GMAHS administrator, Donna Amann at damann@milfordhistory.net. Or, call 513/248-0324 for more information on volunteer opportunities.

  • Office administration
  • Library assistance
  • Research projects
  • Photography of exhibits and special events
  • Exhibit set up and dismantle
  • Building and grounds maintenance
  • Education partners
  • Monthly cleaning day helpers (Promont)
  • Marketing committee
  • Teas: set up, food prep/baking (from home), or serve and clean up
  • Writing press releases
  • Gardening on the grounds at Promont
  • Fundraising initiatives
  • Speaking engagements
  • Greeters at Promont
  • Promont Docents
  • Shopkeepers at Promont Gift Shop