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!
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.
July 2nd – America’s First Daughter by Laura Kamoie and Stephanie Dray
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
Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month 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.
**There will be NO membership meetings in the months of July & August – check back for September’s meeting info!
GMAHS and the Community
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!
July 27th, 2019 – 10am-6pm – The 2nd Annual Ooh La La! Bridal Boutique
Presented by PromontEvents.com this free, unique boutique, held at Promont, 906 Main St., Milford, offers brides-to-be budget-friendly new & gently used gowns, bridesmaid dresses, & accessories; plus a chance to sample wedding cake & offerings from local caterers & bakeries, amazing raffle prizes, and a selection of vendors offering products & services to help them plan their perfect day! Check out the Facebook Event for more info and to RSVP.
August 3rd (10-4) & 4th (1-4), 2019 – ‘Locals Only’ Art Exhibit at Promont – $5 admission
Stop by Promont and enjoy this special exhibit of artwork created exclusively by Milford Artists! We will be spotlighting our newest donated collection, the artwork of artist Holly Lasley, wife of recently deceased Milford WWII veteran, Lou Lasley; as well as works by Enno Meyer, Johnn Glancy, Helen Gatch, Jean Shaw, Milford Pottery pieces, and more!!
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!