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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

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Milford Historical Society Schedule of Events for 2017


Upcoming general Membership Meeting Programs -



July 21 - Picnic - Fair Grounds Park at corner of Mont Eagle and E. Huron Strets.


Sept 14 - Holocaust Child with Irene Miller. At MUMC ay 6:30 PM


October 19 - Hamburg Historical Society. At MUMC


November 16 -  S. S. Edmund Fitzgerald by Ric Mixter at MUMC starting at 6:30PM.


If you have any suggestions for Speakers contact me at 248-310-4286 or email me at travelermom@comcast.net.  - Sandi Muirhead



Other MHS Events for 2017


May 20 - Museum Opens for the 2017 season


July 20 - the Annual Milford Historical Society Picnic - this year’s picnic

will be held at historic Farigrounds Park just west of the Senior Center on Huron.

The picnis starts at 6:30 with the MHS Board supplying the hot dogs and fiixins’.

Pot lusk assignments are listed below. As always bring:   place settings, drink,

utensils, and chairs this time. I will bring a large table for food and a small table f

or eating.  There is no Speaker that night, just good food and  good conversation.


POT LUCK—A—M – Desserts,  N—Z— Salads or Picnic Side Dishes


September 17-18 - Milford Historical Society Home Tour


November 12 - Fall Tea at the Mary Jackson House.


December - Museum Closes for the winter


Board Meetings

Jan 25   Feb 22   Mar 22   April 26   May 24   June 28   July 26   Aug 23   Sep 27   Oct 25   Nov 29

All board meetings take place at the Mary Jackson House (648 Canal St)  starting at 7 PM


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


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.



Do you sell things on eBay or maybe you have some things that youi’d like to sell there. Go to our eBay page and find out how you can sell on eBay and benefit the Milford Historical Society at the same time. When you get there, click on the Sell Now button for instructions. Get rid of your unwanted items and benefit the Historical Society, too.

Upcoming Meetings and Events

The Milford Historical Society Endowment Fund Charity Site -


We have established a fund-raising site at the Crowdrise.com web site in order to collect funds for our Milford Historical Society Endowment Fund. The Endowment Fund was established in 2015 as an investment vehicle to support our student docent scholarship program and eventually to help fund the operation of the Milford Historical Museum.


Initially 100% of the funds collected will be invested to help fund the 2 or 3 student docent scholarships that we award each year. If the fund investment returns exceed the amount needed to support the scholarships any excess will be added to the general fund to support the operation of the museum. The Museum is now 100% staffed by volunteers, so all moneys go towards operating expenses such as utilities and upkeep.

To contribute to the Endowment Fund, go to -

https://www.crowdrise.com/themilfordhistorical


Please consult you tax preparer about the tax teeatment of a gift to the Fund.