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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.

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.

2016 Schedule and details of upcoming events

Come join us on Monday June 27th at Depot Barbecue for another great opportunity to enjoy some terrific barbecue and other delicious selections.  Depot Barbecue is donating 15% of your purchase to the Madeira Historical Society to help support the operation of the Miller House Museum.  We appreciate your support and you will enjoy a wonderful meal in the heart of Madeira while also supporting the Madeira Historical Society.  Please download a Depot Barbecue Coupon using the link below (and give some coupons to your friends & neighbors) and present it at the time of your purchase to ensure that the Madeira Historical Society receives a donation.

BBQ Depot Coupons

Click here for full calendar of events!

2016 Calendar

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

MHS/Madeira Library Programs 3rd Saturday of March, June, September & November at 1 PM

DATE  TIME  EVENT  LOCATION 
6/4/16 Sunday  11-3 PM Museum Open House Miller House
6/18/16 Saturday 12:30 PM OPEN MHS MEETING – Everyone Welcome Madeira Library
6/18/16 Saturday 1 PM PROGRAM -Songs of American History Madeira Library
 6/19/16 Sunday 1-4 PM Museum Open House Miller House
6/27/16 Monday 11-9 PM Depot Barbecue Fundraiser – 7701 Railroad Ave Coupon required Depot Barbecue
 7/1/16 Friday 6:30 PM  July 4th Parade on Miami Ave – Come walk with us! Madeira HS to St. Gertrude
12/7/16 Wednesday 6-10 PM Annual Christmas Party Reservations Required Kenwood Country Club
Christmas time at the Miller House Museum

Christmas time at the Miller House Museum

Madeira High School Thespians singing at the Miller House Museum

Madeira High School Thespians singing at the Miller House Museum

 

 

Thank you to our local Madeira Kroger for donating the annual Christmas dinner cake.

Thank you to our local Madeira Kroger for donating the annual Christmas dinner cake.

Madeira 4th grade singers at our annual Christmas dinner.

Madeira 4th grade singers at our annual Christmas dinner.

 

 

Photo of Eagle Scouts Evan and Kyle Jenkins

Evan Jenkins(left) and Kyle Jenkins(right) did the audio tours as an Eagle Scout project.

 

Interview with the Demars

This was an interview with Russ and Mary Lou DeMar.

 

Les LeFevre taking a photo of a Madeira veteran who served in the Viet Nam War.

Les LeFevre taking a photo of a Madeira veteran who served in the Viet Nam War.

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 incorporated as a village/city of Ohio) $106.00
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 Jennifer Schorr
Museum Director Dianna Davis
Board Member Suzanne Floyd
Board Member Liz Frederick
Board Member Susan Hill
Board Member Kathy Kennedy-Brunner
Board Member Doug Oppenheimer
Board Member Les LeFevre

 

Please support the Madeira Historical Society through Kroger Community Rewards and don’t forget to ‘Like’ us on Facebook!