• 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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Art Affaire Poster Image Competition

The 2019 Art Affaire poster image contest winner is Kate Albert!

The official poster of the 14th Annual Art Affaire 

Kate is a local, Milford artist, and longtime Art Affaire participant, yet a first-time poster contest winner! Congratulations, Kate!

A self-taught acrylic painter, Cincinnati native Kate Albert, has always had a great love of art and the outdoors. Both are evident in her unique interpretations of Cincinnati, its various venues and surrounding nature. Kate currently works out of her home studio as a fine artist and graphic designer. She has a real passion for her work, enjoys spending time with her family, and enjoys painting Cincinnati, its many amazing venues, unique landmarks and surrounding communities using her unique, colorful, whimsical style of painting.

To learn more about Kate and her work, you may visit her Facebook page: Kate Albert Art or her website: KateAlbertArt.com, where you can view and buy her work. Kate’s work may also be found in many local shops, including the gift shop at Promont, the Victorian house museum of the Greater Milford Area Historical Society.







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The Greater Milford Area Historical Society and the City of Milford, the exclusive poster competition sponsor, are pleased to announce the 2019 Art Affaire Poster Image Competition. The winning design will become the official representation for Art Affaire 2019, and the winning artist will receive $1000 as well as recognition through various Art Affaire marketing initiatives.

The competition accepts all forms of media submitted via IMAGE. The Historical Society will create a poster and other promotion materials, as appropriate, using the winning entry.

For complete details, rules, guidelines, and submission entry form download the ENTRY FORM & CONTEST DETAILS 

Submission Deadline is April 30, 2019 

CLICK HERE for more information on the 14th Annual Art Affaire. 


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Winning posters from 2016, 2017, and 2018! As you can see, all styles & mediums welcome for submission!
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Written by Donna Amann