Now Accepting Applications for Booth Space at the Maker’s & Vintage Craft Market on May 9th! Click Below to Apply!
Maker’s Market is an outdoor craft show offering handmade items from local artisans and crafters. New in 2020: we are inviting vendors of vintage items to apply! Click on the link in the embedded post below for the application and instructions. Deadline is March 30th
Promont Tours – Every Sunday 1-4pm
Promont – our House Museum – is Open for House Tours $5 admission/$1 child
Come up to Promont at 906 Main St., Milford and enjoy a docent-led or self-guided tour of this beautiful Victorian Italianate home on 5 acres overlooking Milford. Promont has been restored to its appearance circa 1879-1906 when Ohio’s 43rd governor, and only Governor from Clermont County to date, John M. Pattison, and family resided there. Be sure to climb the tower stairs to the “5th floor” observation room and enjoy a timeline of Milford’s history in photos and displays along the way.
Updated Gift Shop News!
Once your tour is complete, visit our remodeled gift shop! Offering books, prints, and other items sharing our local history, you will also find a newly expanded inventory comprised of unique gifts, jewelry, home decor & accessories, our famous tea and complementing serving items, and more!! The updated gift shop is definitely a “hidden gem” in Milford – come and see! *Note: No Admission Required to visit and shop the gift shop!
History Readers Book Club – 1st Tuesday at 6:30 pm – All Welcome!
The first Tuesday of the month the History Readers Book Club meets at Promont.
Check out the Complete List of the Books we’re reading in 2020!
We also have a Little Free Library – located at the edge of our parking lot at the first parking space – where you can find Historical Fiction & Nonfiction titles, as well as leave any Historical-themed books you’d like to share with others.
Cemetery Studies Group – 4th Thursday of the Month, 10:30 am
Explore local history through the cemeteries in our area! The group will participate in projects of recognition & maintenance, have adventures in learning & knowledge gathering, as well as, plan some activities inviting the community to participate. If you’re interested, show up for a meeting, email Donna, or let us know through the Facebook Event on the GMAHS Facebook page. Hope to see you at the next meeting!
Membership Meetings – 1st Thursday 6:30pm
At the March 5th, 2020 meeting we will be hosting Theresa Herron of the Clermont County Public Library. Theresa will share all of the great programs and resources available through our local library system.
(Psst! Did you know that the Milford Library on Water St. was the FIRST library in Clermont County – begun in 1900 – as well as, the FIRST brick-and-mortar branch of our County library system, when it merged with CCPL in 1959?)
Meetings are held at the Sibcy Cline Offices at Mulberry Square – Miami Twp. on the 2nd floor.
All meetings include: a covered dish supper (please bring a side dish or dessert to share!), a short overview of GMAHS business, followed by a presentation or speaker covering local or regional history. All are welcome to join us and see what GMAHS is all about!
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