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The Milford Historian -

A bimonthly newsletter from

The Milford Historical Society

To submit and article for inclusion in the next Milford Historian, email the Historian Editor

Current Edition - Mar-Apr, 2015

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Jan-Feb, 2015

Nov - Dec, 2014

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Milford Historical Society Programs for 2015

Here are the Programs scheduled for the upcoming 2015 year: All Programs are on the third Thursday of the month.

Scheduled Programs for the remainder of 2015

April 16th Potluck   Mary Lou and Main Street - Our Thursday  April 16th General Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Milford Methodist Church on Atlantic St will be a Potluck. The Guest Speaker that night will be our own Mary Lou Gharrity. This is a Meeting you will want to attend for sure. Come listen to the stories of theMain Street Brat!

Pot Luck Assignments - A—F–  Salad or Side Dish   G—Q   Main Dish      R—Z— Desserts

April 25 Spring Tea at the Mary Jackson House - Spend an

enjoyable afternoon with family and friends at the annual Spring

Tea at the Mary Jackson House. Volunteers are busy planning a

traditional Victorian Tea including a fashion Show Guests can

choose to attend either an 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. sitting or the

2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sitting.

Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased at Acorn Farm or

Main Street Art. Proceeds from the tea will go directly towards

the upkeep and preservation of the home built in 1873.

The tea will feature a variety of sandwiches, savories, and

scones with jam and an assortment of deserts. This year’s

Spring Fashion Tea features a lovely collection of historical

wedding dresses donated to the Historical Society. Young

women from the Milford area will model the wedding attire

and provide a brief history of the dress they are wearing.

May 21th Potluck   Rosy the Riveter

July 16th ( Kensington Park July Picnic)   Jared Clouse

Sept. 17th Potluck  Memories and Members (members share their Milford stories)

Oct. 15th Potluck    Eleanor Roosevelt

Nov. 19th Potluck  Thomas and Henry ???

If you have any suggestions for Speakers contact me at 248-310-4286 or email me at  - Sandi Muirhead

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

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Click here or on the Kroger graphic to go to the Kroger Community Rewards site and sign up.

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