• 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 the second Saturday and 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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11th Annual Art Affaire

PrintThe 11th Annual Art Affaire is a juried outdoor show that features art and fine craft. The emphasis is on original work, both in concept and execution, by artists working in the following mediums: basketry; clay; drawing; fiber (art & wearables); glass (blown, fused, stained); jewelry; leather; metal; mixed media (includes collage and mosaics); painting; paper art; photography; print making; sculpture; wood.

When:  Saturday, September 24, 2016 (11 AM – 5 PM)

Where:  Main Street, historic Milford, Ohio 45150


Call to Artists

The following categories are closed:  jewelry, painting/drawing, photography.
Accepting applications in other categories with limited availability.
2016 Art Affaire Artists (32)

For Art Affaire details and guidelines, download:  2016 Art Affaire Call to Artists (322)

For the Art Affaire application, download:  2016 Art Affaire Application (267)

For tips on creating images for jury review, download:  Art Affaire Jury Suggestions (233)

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Art Affaire Sponsors
Art Affaire is now accepting sponsors for the 11th Annual Art Affaire. If you would like to support this event for 2016, please send an email to artaffaire@milfordhistory.net to request sponsor details. Or, download the sponsor levels and sign-up form HERE (114).

THANKS to 2016 Sponsors

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Elite Event Sponsor

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Contributing Sponsors
Accounting Plus LLC
Angel’s House of Music
Chase Bank
D.E.R. Construction
Evans Funeral Home
Laurie Howland
The Howland Group
Doug Smithson Insurance
That Shop in Milford
Ulmer’s Auto Care

Essenza Studio
Scene 75
Sora’s Towing, Inc.

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Written by Milf Hist