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2015 General Meeting Programs preview - Click here to visit the News and Events Page to see what exciting programs are coming up in 2015. We hope to see you at the meetings.

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

Shortcut to A Brief History of Milford

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.

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.


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

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

Milford’s Historic District

The Michigan Preservation 14th Annual Rsource Guide

NOTE: This is  big PDF file

Preservation Tax Credit Available

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


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.

The Huron Valley History Initiative to digitize the existing microfilm records of the Milford Times has been chosen as a semi-finalist for a grant to fund some of that work. Click here to read the flyer announcing the finalists.

Click here for the details on how to vote for the Milford Times project.

To read the back story that was submitted as part of the project explaining the historical significance of the Milford Times digitization project, click here.

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

Discover your family's story.

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Click here or on the Vote graphic above to go to the web site to vote for the Huron Valley History initiative. Remember to look for DigMilford and click on that to vote for our grant. You must have a Twitter account or may sign up for one on the fly.

See below for more on the Huron Valley History Initiative group and this exciting project and  for instructions on how to vote by sending in a postcard or Tweeting on Twitter.

The polls are open from January 19 until January 25