Milton Historical Society

New at the Milton Historical Society

Milton Historical Society Announces New Executive Director The Board of Trustees of the Milton Historical Society is proud to announce and welcome Jennifer Legates as its new Executive Director. Ms. Legates is a native of Milford, Delaware and brings over eighteen years of experience in museum management and as an interpreter of living [...]

Become a Volunteer

Boomers are becoming a great source of new volunteers for organizations of all kinds. Certainly services like Meals on Wheels depend heavily on new retirees that finally have time to help those less fortunate. I've been very impressed with the retired couples I've met that deliver meals on a daily basis to the elderly throughout Sussex [...]

The Story of Milton

The Milton Historical Society is a great source of information on all things Milton, including its early years as a major Shipbuilding town. At the society's web site, you'll find a narrated slideshow that I found very interesting. Milton has survived the demise of the shipbuilding industry, two fires that destroyed much of the downtown in [...]

First Annual MHS Antique Show

The Milton Historical Society building sits in the heart of town and it is part of what is so special about living in Milton. On September 20, 2008, the 1st Annual Antique Show to benefit the Historical Society was promoted by Matt Greig, the owner or Antiques in Milton on Union Street and resident of the town. Matt's 6.000 square foot shop [...]