Mission Statement: We are organized exclusively for educational purposes. We bring together those people who are interested in history, especially the history of the Village of Milford and Milford Township.
The Milford Historical Society is registered as a 501c3 Non-
The Milford Historical Society was founded in 1973 by a group of citizens who recognized
the importance of the heritage of their community and wished to share it with their
contemporaries and preserve it for those who will follow. The main vehicle for sharing
our heritage is the Milford Historic Museum, which was established in 1976 and is
run by the Society. This Web site is another way of sharing our history. Enjoy! If
you have pictures or other historic memorabilia from Milford’s past, please consider
donating it to the Milford Historical Society -
To contribute an article to the bi-
Scenes from the past of the Village of Milford
Support your Milford Historical Society by using GoodSearch by Yahoo as your preferred search engine.
The Milford Historical Museum is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 1 -
Discover your family's story.
Start with your name.
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
Moments in Time -
The Milford Historical Society now offers help with Genealogy research. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch with our researchers.
Click on the heart above to read about a rewards program for volunteers of non-
Did you know that you can donate to the Milford Historical Society right on eBay? We have affiliated with MissionFish, a charitable fund raising organization to make that possible. You can also register to sell something on our eBay page and a portion of that sale will go to the Historical Society. Click here to find out more. When you get to our page, click on Sell Now for instructions on selling items or click on Donate Now,if you want to make a donation to the Historical Society.
HOME TOUR SPONSORS -
Platinum Level -
Gold Level -
Veterinary Care Specialists
Silver Level -
Senator Mike Kowall &
Representative Eileen Kowall
MJ Weylan Construction
Bronze Level -
Huron Valley State Bank
Shop at Kroger and help the Milford Historical Society
Sign up your Kroger Rewards card for the Kroger Community Rewards program and the Milford Historical Society will receive quarterly donations from the Kroger program, based upon how much you spend at Kroger on groceries, gas and at the Pharmacy.
Click here or on the Kroger graphic to go to the Kroger Community Rewards site and sign up.
Click here to read a Frequently Asked Questions article about the program. The Historical
Society will be registered , but each person who wishes to contribute will have to
The new rewards year starts MAY 1st.
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.
2014 General Meeting Programs preview -
Dec 8 Milford Historical Society -
12 noon to 4 PM at the Milford Historical Museum 124 E. Commerce St.
See the Museum decorated for the holidays. Listen to Victorian Christmas carols and
Experience Christmas the way it used to be way back when.