• 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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  • Weddings & Events

    PROMONT Boutique Event Venue Located in beautiful historic Milford, Ohio, 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, yet modern amenities to help create the perfect backdrop for your wedding, reception, corporate meeting or special occasion More Info

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  • Gift Shop

    Shop our unique Gift Shop!

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You family history is a special treasure. It unlocks the mystery of your past and gives you a sense of being. And, it’s fun, too!

GMAHS is currently offering Genealogy Services that include the following:


  • Preparation of five-generation hand written family tree
  • One hour of photo scanning with images provided digitally on CD ROM
  • Preparation of written report
  • Tutoring on use of ancestry.com for continued individual research
  • Assistance, as needed, for entering information online

The cost is a donation to GMAHS in the minimum amount of $100; or, free with a $100 (minimum) GMAHS membership. To schedule a study, contact GMAHS at 513/248-0324 (or via email to info@milfordhistory.net).

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