• 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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Community History Brown Bag

GMAHS_BrownBag_sizedGMAHS will present the 2017 Community History Brown Bag Lunch Series starting in May. All programs are free and open to the public, but GMAHS would greatly appreciation a small donation if you enjoy your visit. Please bring your own lunch.

Please RSVP* to 513/248-0324 or info@milfordhistory.net.
*RSVP appreciated but not required. Please join us if you can.

The 2017 lunch series will include visits to local historical societies. We will end the series with a stop at Greenlawn Cemetery to share new information we hope to receive about one of the fascinating couples who lived in Miami Township.

All session start at Noon and conclude by 1 PM:

May 11 – The Anchorage, 1843 St. Rt. 28, Goshen,  home of the Goshen Historical Society.

June 8 – St. Thomas Church, lower level, 100 Miami Avenue, Terrace Park, home of the Terrace Park Historical Society.

July 13 – Little Red Schoolhouse, 8100 Given Road, Indian Hill, owned and operated by the Indian Hill Historical Society.

August 10 – Greenlawn Cemetery, 687 US Route 50, Milford; meet at site of Enno & Marie Meyer’s beautiful monument.


Written by Donna Amann