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The Madeira Historical Society is organized for the purpose of discovery, preservation and dissemination of knowledge about the history of Madeira and the surrounding area; specifically, the discovery and collection of materials which help to establish and illustrate the history of the area; the preservation of materials for examination and study; and the dissemination of historical information.

You are invited to a Patio Party at the home of Tom & Terri Frietch on Saturday October 11th from 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM at 7242 Miami Ave., Madeira, OH 45243.  Appetizers & Adult Beverages will be served.  Donation $20 per person or $35 per couple.  All funds will support the Madeira Historical Society’s operation at the Miller House Museum.  Call Terri at 513-561-8189 with questions.  There will be a raffle and also a prize for the most unique hat!!  Please RSVP to madeirahistoricalsociety@gmail.com and pay at the event.  Park in the Madeira Library at 7200 Miami Ave. (corner of Euclid & Miami) next to the Miller House Museum.

Join us at Root Beer Junction at 7701 Railroad Ave., Madeira, OH on Wednesday October 29th from 5 PM – 8 PM for free popcorn and hot chocolate.  Enjoy a great Hot Dog, a sandwich or some ice cream and a percentage of the cost will be donated to Madeira Historical Society.  Call us at 513-561-9069 and leave a message if you have questions.

Join us on Wednesday December 10th at the Kenwood Country Club for our annual Christmas Party and Annual Meeting at 6 PM.  Watch for more information on reservations in early November.

Columns by Regina Villiers

These articles were featured weekly in Suburban Life-Press. There are over 600 stories about Madeira published over a span of fifteen years and we have the honor to host them on our website.

Regina is a longtime resident of the Madeira community, raised her family here, taught school in Madeira, and is legendary for providing over fifteen years of historical reading enjoyment. Her articles have been featured many times in many venues throughout the years. We are excited and proud to be able to share this history of our community with you.

2014 Schedule

Date Time Subject Location
10/11, Sat 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM Patio Party at Tom & Terri Frietch’s Frietch’s House – 7242 Miami Ave
10/19, Sun 1 PM – 4 PM Museum Open House Miller House – 7226 Miami Ave
10/29, Wed 5 PM – 8 PM Root Beer Junction Root Beer Junction- 7701 Railroad Ave. Miami Ave
11/1, Sat 11 AM – 3 PM Museum Open House Miller House – 7226 Miami Ave
11/15, Sat 12:30 PM – 1 PM OPEN MEETING – Everyone Welcome – News about Madeira Historical Society Madeira Library 7200 Miami Ave
11/15, Sat 1 PM PROGRAM – All Welcome – Jim LaBarbra, AKA “The Music Professor” Madeira Library 7200 Miami Ave
11/16, Sun 1 PM – 4 PM Museum Open House Miller House – 7226 Miami Ave
12/6, Sat 11 AM – 3 PM Museum Open House Miller House – 7226 Miami Ave

These are Eagle Scouts Evan Jenkins (left – did residences) and Kyle Jenkins (right – did landmarks), who did the Historic Audio tours.

Photo of Eagle Scouts Evan and Kyle Jenkins

The photo below is an interview with the Russ and Mary Lou DeMar.

Interview with the Demars

The photo below is an interview with Bill Case and Harriet Case Parker.

Bill Case and Harriet Case Parker being interviewed at the Miller House

Memberships

Click to download a PDF of the membership application form.

Membership is open to any person interested in the history of Madeira and the surrounding area.

Individual (18 and over) $15.00
Family (incudes all under 18) $25.00
Coporate $75.00
Student (under 18 with no family membership) $5.00
Centennial Club (Member give $1 for each year Madeira has been incorpoated as a village/city of Ohio) $104.00
Life (Head of Household, & Spouse) $750.00

Annual dues may be sent to:

Madeira Historical Society

c/o Donna Lienhart

7229 Longfield Dr.

Madeira, OH 45243

Historical Society Meetings – General membership meetings are held at the Madeira Public Library, please contact us for upcoming meeting details.

E-Mail – madeirahistoricalsociety@gmail.com

Madeira Historical Society

7226 Miami Ave.

Madeira, OH 45243

513-561-9069

Madeira Historical Society Board
President Bob Bartlett
Vice President Tom Frietch
Treasurer Donna Lienhart
Recording Secretary Janet Smith
Corresponding Secretary Katie Blackburn
Museum Director Dianna Davis
Board Member Suzanne Floyd
Board Member Shirley Seeger
Board Member Susan Hill
Board Member Kathy Kennedy-Brunner
Board Member Doug Oppenheimer
Board Member Les LeFevre