Moments in Time -
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.
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Member Contributed Content -
Find out about the Michigan Law on tax credits for historic preservation projects
The new Historic Preservation Certification Application to qualify for state historic preservation tax credits is now available at
Discover your family's story.
Start with your name.
One of the earliest newspapers in the State of Michigan, the Milford Times was the premiere newspaper in the Huron Valley area. The newspaper is still in publication and has always included news from Milford, Michigan, and many of the surrounding communities, including Highland Township, Commerce Townhip, White Lake Township, Hartland, Hickory Ridge, Wixom, Clyde, Walled Lake, Novi, and New Hudson. Now the obituaries from 1929 through 1949 have been indexed and made available online. The index is available at .
The late Bill Schimmel’s book on the life and family of Jacob Tipsico, a local Chippewa for whom Tipsico Lake was named will be on sale at the Museum. To read more about Bill and his work to create the book, click here.
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 -
Page down to Oakland County to find the Milford Times copies.
Historic Pictures Available for Sale -
We have undertaken a fund-
Pictures suitable for framing will be for sale in the Museum. Call the Museum at
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.
The Milford Historical Society now offers help with Genealogy research. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch with our researchers.
Thank you to our Home Tour Sponsors for 2015
A special thanks to the sponsors that helped make our 2015 Home Tour a great success
The Village Bar and Kitchen stepped up to be our Presenting Sponsor this year and
we thanks them for their support. The Milford Times continued to support us at the
Platinum level and Veterinary Care Specialists/VCS Pets First also stepped up to
the platinum level. At the Gold level of sponsorship was returning sponsor the Milford
DDA and new Gold level sponsors Medilodge of Milford and Huron Valley Guns. At the
Silver level we had two new sponsors -
We encourage our membership to patronize these business and support them as they have supported us.