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2017 General Meeting Programs preview - Click here to visit the News and Events Page to see what programs are coming up in 2017. We hope to see you at the meetings.

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A Brief History of Milford, Michigan

Our Mission Statement:  We are organized exclusively for educational purposes.  We bring together people who are interested in history, especially the history of the village of Milford & Milford Township.

Milford, MI Historic District

The Michigan Preservation 14th Annual Rsource Guide

NOTE: This is  big PDF file

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The Milford Historical Society now offers help with Genealogy research. Email: genealogy@milfordhistory.org to get in touch with our researchers.

News and Events

The History of Milford, MI Video

An enjoyable video history of Milford, Michigan from YouTube

The Mary Jackson Teas Cookbook is available at the Museum and a new set of update pages will be available at the Spring Tea, which is planned for April 26. To read more about the tea click here.

Member Contributed Content - stories and articles researched  written and edited by Historical Society members

Moments in Time - a series of articles about Milford’s History written by Joyce Clark, which appeared in the Milford Times

Home Tour 2016 Sponsors


Platinum Level -

The Milford Times

Veterinary Care Specialists

Robertson Brothers Homes /Flagstar Bank


Gold Level -

Milford DDA

MediLodge of Milford


Silver Level -

Law Office of Jack Bolling

Community Choice CU

Primerica


Bronze Level -

The Clothing Cove, The Digital Document Store, Anytime Fitness, Milford Mills, Mathnasium of West Huron Valley, Jeffrey Stark - EdwardJones, Hector & Juimmy’s, Heinsight Eyecare, Huron Valley State Bank, M.J. Whelan Construction

Now the obituaries from 1929 through 1949 have been indexed and made available online. The index is available at http://milfordlibrary.info/find-information/milford-times-obituary-request.


Back issues of the Milford Times, from 1871 to 1931 from our microfilm archives are now available for viewing at the Clarke History Museum site. The URL for the portal site with all of the papers is -

https://www.cmich.edu/library/clark e/Pages/Michigan-Digital-Newspaper-Portal.aspx


Page down to Oakland County to find the Milford Times copies.

The Museum Opens

May 20, 2017

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It’s not quite that easy, but if you push the button  you’ll end up on a page that will help you help the Milford Historical Society

Click here to visit a nice blog post on the DetroitDvotion blog  about a visit to the Haven Hill site in Highland and to the Milford Historical Museum

Remembering Milford’s Own Mary Jackson - actress in movies, TV and on stage.

Historic Pictures From Milford, Michigan Available for Sale -

We have undertaken a fund-raising project to sell prints of some of the many historic pictures of the Milford area that we have in the Museum collection.


Pictures suitable for framing will be for sale in the Museum. Call the Museum at  248-685-7308 for an appointment.


Photos@milfordhistory.org for more information. Sizes available are 10”, 14”, 20” and 24”, where that is the longest dimension of the print; with prices ranging from $30 to $120.


Click here to download the 4th of July Parade Participant Application and Rules. Fill out the Application and email it back to webmaster@milfordhistory.org