• 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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  • 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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2018 Community History Brown Bag Lunch Series

Pack your lunch and join us for the LAST Brown Bag Community History Lunch Series of 2018!

On July 12th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., we will meet at Promont for a presentation titled “Meet Miss Aletheia Pattison”, presented by GMAHS member Barbara Burke. 

Aletheia Pattison was the oldest daughter of Gov. John M. Pattison. Born in 1881, she spent her childhood years living at Promont, in Milford, OH. After graduating from Vassar in 1903, she lived a life of what could surely be called “of adventure”. Aletheia moved overseas to provide aid and relief to war-ravaged France in WW1 and her desire to help others eventually took her to Greece and Poland, as well. 

Upon her return to the area in 1947, settling in at the Pattison family property near Owensville, OH, Aletheia continued her generous relief efforts through fundraising, until her death in 1978. 

Come on up to the Promont Museum and hear the stories of Aletheia Pattison – daughter, philanthropist, and adventurer! 

If you have any questions you may contact info@milfordhistory.net or call 513/248-0324.

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