• 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

    Nestled amongst the trees on top of a hill overlooking Milford, Promont is an ideal location for weddings, bridal showers, afternoon teas, corporate meetings, and more. Promont’s Italianate architecture acts as a beautiful backdrop, adding a touch of old-world elegance to any event. Inside, the vaulted ceilings and intricate woodwork create an intimate ambiance for More Info

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  • Gift Shop

    Shop our unique Gift Shop!

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GMAHS Little Free Library

Looking for a good book? Check out the GMAHS Little Free Library. The 24/7 library is the perfect place to find your next good read – and to leave a book behind.

The mission of the international Little Free Library movement is to promote literacy and the love of reading by building free, worldwide book exchanges. These Little Free Libraries also strive to create a sense of community as we share skills, creativity, and wisdom across generations.

Our red Little Free Library sits at the first parking space of our parking lot.

Our hand-crafted structure is a little red home for books that can hold up to 45 paperback books. It was assembled, painted, and roofed by the GMAHS History Readers Book Club members.

The concept to using the library is simple – simply take a book and leave a book. The intent of this free library is to offer history-themed books in particular.