Promont – 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 tour the beautiful Victorian Italianate mansion on 5 acres overlooking Milford. You will experience this beautiful home as restored to its appearance circa 1879-1906 when Ohio’s 43rd governor, John M. Pattison, and his family resided there. Make sure to climb the tower stairs to the “5th floor” observation room and enjoy the timeline of Milford’s history in pictures and items adorning the walls of the stairwell.
Once your tour is complete, visit our gift shop offering books on the history of Milford, Miami Twp, and Clermont County; stationery & art prints depicting local landmarks, children’s coloring books & classic toys, tea sets & tea, handmade jewelry, notable Milford landmark buildings in Cat’s Meow, and more!
History Readers Book Club – 1st Tuesday at 6:30 pm – All Welcome!
October 1st- Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
November 5th- The Removes by Tatjana Soli
December 3rd – The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
Click here for a Complete List of the Books we’re reading in 2019!
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
October 3rd, 2019 – Levi Durst, owner/operator of Historical Hands Research & Recovery, will present us with various collections of historical items discovered through his metal detecting efforts in the Milford/Miami Township area – to include items discovered on the grounds of our Promont!
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!
GMAHS and the Community
September 28th, 2019 11am to 5pm Along Main St in historic downtown Milford
14th Annual Art Affaire
Held along a closed 3 block stretch of Main St. (Rt 50) in historic downtown Milford, come out and enjoy Milford’s premier outdoor fine art & craft show!
Featuring over 100 juried, local, and regional artists exhibiting and selling original works in clay, digital art, glass, painting, drawing, fiber, woodwork, leather, metalwork, paper & printmaking, wearable art, photography, and more!
You’ll also find a number of demonstrating artists (such as pine needle basket making), a variety of musical entertainment, two hospitality tents featuring food from local restaurants, & drinks to be enjoyed through Milford’s new DORA program from participating restaurants on Main St. , as well as a Community Cultural Tent featuring local and regional arts-related organizations.
INTERESTED in being a SPONSOR of Art Affaire or VOLUNTEERING? —–> EMAIL US!