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The Milford Historical Society now offers help with Genealogy research. Email: email@example.com to get in touch with our researchers.
Member Contributed Content -
Moments in Time -
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.
Remembering Milford’s Own Mary Jackson -
Historic Pictures From Milford, Michigan Available for Sale -
We have undertaken a fund-
Pictures suitable for framing will be for sale in the Museum. Call the Museum at 248-
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 Michigan Preservation 14th Annual Rsource Guide
NOTE: This is big PDF file
An enjoyable video history of Milford, Michigan from YouTube
The Mary Jackson Teas Cookbook is available at the Museum and a new set of update pages will be available at the Fall Tea, which is Usually planned for November. The tea may be canceled due to the Covid-
The Milford Historical Museum
The Museum will be open on Saturdays from 1 -
We need docent volunteers so that we can open the museum more often. Also work on organizing our collection and research work continues at the museum. If yo would like to volunteer to be docent or for any of the work or have a research question call the museum at 248-
If you have been an adult docent in the past or would like to be an adult docent at the museum please call and leave your contact information. We will call you back.
Welcome Giving Tuesday Visitors -
If you landed here because you clicked on our Giving Tuesday link let me first say thank you. It is important in times like we are now experiencing to continue to support the things that enrich our culture -
Please give what you can to support The Milford Historical Society and its mission to collect, preserve and share the history of Milford. We are a small, mostly volunteer organization with a very limited budget, so we don’t have a fancy, on-
The Milford Historical Society
124 E. Commerce St.
Milford, MI 48381
A special thank you to our
2020 Home Tour Sponsors
Even though we had to cancel our 2020 Home Tour, we appealed to past Home Tour Sponsors for support of the Milford Historical Society and the operation of the Milford Historical Museum. The following companies stepped up to support us in this time of need.
Heinsight Eye Care
Naranjo Insurance Agency
Huron Valley State Bank
Main Street Art
Thank them when you see them or visit the business
We have a new Museum Director!
We are happy to announce that Jill Eastcott has accepted the position of Director of thre Milford Historical Museum. Jill brings an impressive set of credentials to the job and a great set of contacts in the history world at the state level. We are planning an event to introduce Jill to the Society membership and the community , so stay tuned
The local obituaries from 1929 through 1949 have been indexed and made available online. The index is available at http://milfordlibrary.info/find-