• 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 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 Sunday, March-December (1-4:00 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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  • Teas/Weddings/Events

    PROMONT Teas and Boutique Event Venue Located in beautiful historic Milford, 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 and modern amenities to help create the perfect backdrop for your Victorian tea luncheon, wedding, reception, corporate meeting More Info

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  • Gift Shop

    Shop and browse our unique Victorian Gift Shop, stocked with treasures for all ages and budgets

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The GMAHS Collectors Club is free and open to the public—no reservations required!

When:  the 4th Wednesday of the month – 7-8:30 PM

Location:  Promont (unless otherwise announced) – 906 Main Street – Milford

2017 Schedule

April 26 - Ephemera – Show & Tell. Share your favorite paper collectibles

May 24 - Bill Miller – Local Ancient Pottery & Arrowheads

June 28 - The Story of Cincinnati’s Brewery District, Frank Foster, tour manager, OTR Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation. Bring your own collectibles, of breweriana, for discussion.

Breweriana commonly refers to any article containing a brewery name or brand name, usually in connection to collecting them as a hobby. Examples include beer cans, beer bottle, bottle opener, beer labels, tin signs, coasters, beer trays, beer tap, wooden cases and neon signs.

July 26 – Quilts and Vintage Textiles – Diana Kuhnell.  Participants are encouraged to bring examples and the stories that go along with them.

October 25 – Holiday Collectibles – for all holidays with a focus on Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Bring your personal collectibles for show & tell.