• 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 as a museum 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 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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Upcoming Events

At Promont

July 3rd, 2018 – 6:30pm 

History Readers Book Club

The Plot Against America  By Phillip Roth

What if Franklin D. Roosevelt had lost the 1940 election to historic aviator Charles Linbergh? And then Charles Lindbergh negotiated a “cordial understanding” with Adolf Hitler? Phillip Roth imagines this alternate history and explores the impact these what-ifs would have on the War, and the United States Government.

July 12th, 2018 – 12-1pm 

The Last Brown Bag History Lunch of 2018 – Promont

“Meet Miss Aletheia Pattison” presented by GMAHS member, Barbara Burke.

Aletheia Pattison was born and raised at Promont, but after graduating Vassar in 1903 she chose a life of philanthropy in relief work – and adventure overseas – from WW1 until 1947. Join Us and enjoy the stories of Aletheia’s life in service, both at home and abroad.

July 21st, 2018   10am-6pm

Oooh La La Bridal Boutique presented by PromontEvents.com

PromontEvents.com invites brides-to-be to peruse gently used wedding gowns and accessories within beautiful Promont. There will also be a limited selection of bridesmaid dresses available. Vendor-partners such as Tickled Sweet, Lehr’s, the Old Milford Bed & Breakfast, and many others have donated gift basket or raffle items, and will also provide lite bites to enjoy while the ladies shop. We are very excited about this event – we just love weddings, don’t you?!

Every Sunday in July, August, and September   1-4pm

Promont Museum is Open for House Tours  $5 admission/$1 child

August 7th, 2018   6:30pm

History Readers Book Club 

The Great Gatsby  By F. Scott Fitzgerald

August 25th, 2018    10am-4pm

8th Annual Quilt Show & Sale    $5 admission

50 Vintage and antique quilts on display and many quilts will be offered for sale.

Proceeds benefit the programs of the Greater Milford Area Historical Society and help maintain Promont.

September 4th, 2018    6:30 pm

History Readers Book Club

Killers of the Flower Moon By David Grann

The newly formed FBI and the Osage murders, and the discovery of one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history.

September 6th, 2018    6:30 pm

GMAHS general membership meeting – all welcome!

Speaker Gerda Braunheim – “A Child’s View of WWII” from her book, Stonischken to Gedhus.

*at the Sibcy Cline office at Mulberry Square

September 22nd, 2018    10am – 4pm

Art Affaire along Main Street, in Old Milford