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Mission Statement

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.

2018 Schedule and details of upcoming events:

Saturday August 4th:     Miller House1-4PM

Museum Open House

Sunday August 19th:     Miller House 1-4PM

Museum Open House – Private tours available, contact us 561-9069

Wednesday August 22nd:     Madeira First Watch 5:30-7:30PM

“Breakfast for Dinner, First Watch Cafe” – 5:30PM – 7:30PM Event tickets sold in advance, all proceeds of event benefit the Miller House Museum, mystery guest & program at 7PM.  Buffet served, $15 each attendee, Includes meal & beverage.  Major MHS Fundraiser, please attend.

 

Saturday September 1st:     Miller House 1-4PM

Museum Open House

 

Saturday September 15th:     Madeira Library 11AM

Open MHS Meeting-Everyone is Welcome- Please attend

 

Saturday September 15th:  Madeira Library 12-1PM

PROGRAM:  “Hosbrook History Files” presents “History of Railroad Avenue”  Do you think you know history?  Attend this program and find out how much you don’t know.  Presented by our own Todd Woellner, Railroad Avenue business owner and local resident.

 

Sunday September 16th:     Miller House 1-4PM

Museum Open House

Click on these links for the latest publication of our newsletter:  The Vintage

July 2018

May 2018

February 2018

October 2017

March 2017

July 2017

Click here for a printable calendar of events

Miller House open for tours from April – December on  the 1st Saturday 11 – 3 PM and the 3rd Sunday 1 – 4 PM

 

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.

 

Click on these links for YouTube videos on the History of Madeira:

Madeira a small Ohio 

by Les LeFevre

History of Madeira Ohio

by Karl Meyer

Recent Photos:

Attendees of the 1951 Madeira Class reunion included; Dan Henke, Carol Robinson Cobb, Harlan Adrick, Pat Keyes Clark, Janet Luckey Cordish, Ray Jacobsen, and Anne Shirk Nobis. The Class of 1951 donated various memorabilia to the Madeira Historical Society, including a book titled “Blessed are They” authored by Janet Luckey Cordish.

Madeira High School Class of 1951 reunion attendees.

Memorabilia donated by the Class of 1951.

Liz Fredrick had the dream of restoring the Miller House Museum Chicken Coop where both young and old can learn about raising chickens.

Nathan Born a 15 year old Boy Scout from troop 209 had a dream to become an Eagle Scout. Both Liz and Nathan’s dreams have been fulfilled! Here you see Liz and Nathan at the ribbon cutting of the restored chicken coop. Thank you for your support of the Madeira Historical Society!

A crowd of onlookers are watching the dedication of the restored Chicken Coop. They are all supporters of the Madeira Historical Society.

Liz Fredericks provided Black Australian Hens for the celebration.

Matt Zory, Assistant Principle Bass Player for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has a new book “Through the lens:  The Remaking of Cincinnati’s Music Hall”  Matt includes more than 275 photographs in his book.

Matthew Zory photo

Beautiful new sidewalks have been installed at the Miller House Museum.

Nancy King our librarian, is seated in the Hoffman Library.

The scale used at the Madeira Railroad Depot for nearly a century is now displayed in the Hoffmann Library in the Miller House Museum.

The scale after being refurbished by Dave Bulman, a Madeira Historical Society member and resident.

Nathan Born sharing his Eagle Scout Project with the attendees of Madeira Historical Society Christmas dinner.

Nathan Born from Boy Scout Troop 1903, receiving the Florence V. Hoffmann Award from Doug Oppenheimer and Liz Fredricks.

Membership:

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 incorporated as a village/city of Ohio) $107.00
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 Doug Oppenheimer
Vice President Morgan Smith
Treasurer Donna Lienhart
Recording Secretary Steve Ballman
Website Communications Suzanne Floyd
Museum Director Dianna Davis
Board Member Janet L. Smith
Board Member Liz Frederick
Board Member Todd Woellner
Board Member Tom Frietch
Board Member Bob Bartlett
Board Member Les LeFevre

 

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