There was a small park in town that highlighted some of the history of this place. It had displays and artifacts showing what made it prosper. Pretty nice for a village with a population of about 1,400.
Ranches were established in the 1870s, growing crops and raising cattle. But, the town didn’t develop until 1880 when the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR laid track and put a station in town; now a Union Pacific depot still active today.
The Mineral Mountains are 10 miles east, so mining played a role in the beginning; but, eventually ran it’s course. It’s name Milford derived by combining of mill and ford. So, I presume there was a gristmill on the Beaver River in town.
Camp: Lions Club CG
Scene: Park, history