• 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

    more info
  • 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

    more info
  • 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.

    more info
  • 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

    more info
  • Gift Shop

    Shop our unique Victorian Gift Shop!

    more info

Maker's Market on May 11th, 2019 at Milford Main 525 Main St., MilfordJoin us for a great community event in Milford, Ohio!

GMAHS, together with the City of Milford, invite you to the Maker’s Market at Main on May 11th, 2019, from 10am-4pm. Join us at the Milford Main Site at 525 Main St., Milford, OH to stroll the outdoor maker’s market and purchase handmade items, including cottage industry goods and more. We hope you’ll come out and support our local artisans and makers!

You’ll find a wonderful variety of unique crafts and goods, perfect for any occasion (Psst! this is Mother’s Day weekend!), or, no occasion at all! Last year our Makers offered:

  • Jewelry
  • Wind chimes
  • Tote bags
  • Blankets
  • Jams and jellies
  • Children’s toys, games, & activities
  • Clothing
  • Home decor, and more!

If you have any questions about this event, please email info@milfordhistory.net or send us a message on Facebook!

Are you a local Maker interested in having a booth at the market?

Maker’s are selected through a jury process – by submitting an application, description of your work, and 3 photos. 

Once selected, there is a $25 non-refundable both fee. However, if you are a Milford/Miami Twp resident, you are eligible to rent your booth space for $20.

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE  Maker's Market Artist Registration (801 downloads) Then follow these steps:

  • Complete your application and return to Jackie Bain at jbain@milfordohio.org by Monday, April 1st.
  • Include with your application an accurate list of merchandise and 3 photos.
  • Accepted artists and makers will be notified by Friday, April 12th
  • If you have been selected you will be asked to submit your $25 non-refundable booth fee by Thursday, May 3rd.  Jackie will advise when and where to send your fee. 
  • Milford/Miami Twp Makers are eligible for a $20 booth fee.
  • The Event is May 11th, from 10am-4pm, at the Milford Main Site. (525 Main St. Milford, OH 45150)

If you have any questions, please email Jackie Bain at jbain@milfordohio.org or Donna Amann at info@milfordhistory.net. You may also call the Greater Milford Area Historical Society at 513-248-0324, Wed-Fri, 9am-4pm.