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!
May 7th- Ruthless Tide by Al Roker
June 4th- Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
June 22nd- The History Readers take a road trip to the Stowe House in Cincinnati to join Harriet Beecher Stowe’s literary discussion group, the Semi-Colon Club, for discussion of Leadership in Turbulent Times.
Click here for a Complete List of the Books we’re reading in 2019!
Also, we 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!
April 27th, 2019 1-3pm Arbor Day Celebration with the City of Milford
There will be a short ceremony with City & GMAHS officials, then a Garden Party Reception on the grounds of Promont coordinated by Promont Events.
Stay for the reception and join us at 3:00 pm for the ribbon-cutting of our new 1-mile walking trail which loops the grounds of Promont!
Membership Meetings – 1st Thursday 6:30pm
Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month at the Sibcy Cline Offices at Mulberry Square – Miami Twp. on the 2nd floor.
May 2nd – “Laura Bellini – SW Ohio Victorian Opera Star” – portrayed by Cathy Brinkman
June 6th – “Summer Picnic” theme with entertainment by Russ & Barb Childers
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.
GMAHS In the Community
April 25th – Senior Awards Night at Milford High School – 7 pm
GMAHS will present our Scholarship Award to this year’s recipient.
May 3rd & 4th – Milford Schools Annual Art Show at the Milford High School
GMAHS will be recognizing Art Show entries featuring local history interests.
Eat at Panera Bread on May 8th to support your local historical society! DOWNLOAD THIS FLYER and present it at the cash register, either on your smartphone or by printing it out, and Panera will donate a portion of your sale to GMAHS.
Thank You for your support!
May through August – Brown Bag Lunch Series – 12pm – See Below For Dates & Locations
Our Brown Bag Lunch Series is an opportunity for folks to bring their lunch and join us for a presentation about the history of local landmarks & businesses. We also sometimes feature the lives of significant & interesting people from our area.
MAY 9th – Cincinnati Nature Center – 4949 Tealtown Rd., Milford OH 45150
JUNE 13th – St.Andrews Church – 552 Main St., Milford. Meet in the Lower Meeting Room.
JULY 11th – Rowe Arboretum – 4600 Muchmore Rd., Indian Hill *Please bring a lawn chair*
AUGUST 8th – American Legion Victor Stier Post 450, 111 Victor Stier Dr., Milford *Please bring a lawn chair*
The Brown Bag Lunch Series is Free and open to ALL, you do not need to be a Historical Society member to attend, though we would love to have you join. Remember that you are welcome to bring your lunch – we will be!
May 11th, 2019 – 10am to 4pm – Milford Main Site, 525 Main St. at Five Points
2nd Annual Makers Market at Main
Held on the grounds of the former Milford Main School, the Makers Market is an outdoor craft fair featuring Crafters & Makers offering quality, handmade goods for sale.
Examples of last years goods include: jewelry, jams & jellies, wind chimes from recycled items, children’s games & activities, handbags & makeup cases, home decor items, holiday crafts, blankets & throws, knitted & crocheted items and more!
POTENTIAL ARTISTS & MAKERS GO HERE —–> Download the application to Apply by April 15th
May 17th & 18th – Milford Citywide Yard Sale at Promont – 9am to 3pm
We will be conducting a sale at Promont this weekend to help raise funds for GMAHS and repairs needed at Promont. We will be selling some items we have in excess that have been accumulating at Promont over the years. Stop by and find your next treasure, while supporting GMAHS!
May 31st – Bikes in Bloom Kicks Off
Decorated bikes are on display throughout the Milford community, including at Promont! Share your ideas, supplies, help us decorate, or just stop by and admire our bicycle!
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 a record-breaking 120 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 strolling musical entertainment, two hospitality tents featuring food & drink, to include beer & wine, provided by local restaurants and businesses, as well as a Community Cultural Tent featuring local and regional arts-related organizations.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!!
INTERESTED ARTISTS GO HERE ——–> To Download the Call To Artists Guide and Application
INTERESTED in being a SPONSOR of Art Affaire or VOLUNTEERING? —–> EMAIL US!