May 20 & 21 – Frontier Militia Encampment

May 20 & 21 – Frontier Militia Encampment

A Frontier Militia Encampment will be held on the grounds of the Oliver Miller Homestead on Saturday, May 20 from 4:00 to 7:30 PM and Sunday, May 21 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM.  Admission is $2 per person and last admission is 30 minutes before ...

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May 7, 2017   The Homestead Awakens

May 7, 2017 The Homestead Awakens

May 7, 2017 – The Homestead Awakens!     The Oliver Miller  Homestead will open the 2017 season on Sunday, May 7 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM  with The Homestead Awakens.  Meet members of the Miller family as they go about their spring chores ...

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Closed for the Winter

Closed for the Winter

The Oliver Miller Homestead is closed for the winter.    Opening day is set for MAY 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM.

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Hogmanay – December 4, 2016

Hogmanay – December 4, 2016

On DECEMBER 4, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM, join in the fun of an 18th century style Scottish New Year’s Eve celebration as the Oliver Miller Homestead pays tribute to Oliver’s Scottish heritage.   Many traditions, such as first-footing, highland ...

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Giving Thanks on the Frontier-Nov. 20, 2016

Giving Thanks on the Frontier-Nov. 20, 2016

Join the “Miller family” and their neighbors as they gather at Mansfield to give thanks for a good harvest.   On Sunday, November 20 from 1:30 until 4:30 PM, members of the Oliver Miller Homestead will prepare  a traditional dinner ...

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November 6, 2016 – An EVENING at MANSFIELD

November 6, 2016 – An EVENING at MANSFIELD

November 6, 2o16  (4:30 to 7:30 PM) is your only chance to see the grounds and buildings of the Oliver Miller Homestead lit by candlelight and cressets during AN EVENING at MANSFIELD.  Warm cider and 18th century type cookies will be available ...

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Salt, Dry, Smoke & Pickle – October 16

Salt, Dry, Smoke & Pickle – October 16

How did people on the frontier survive before the era of refrigerators, pre-packaged foods and grocery stores? Find out at “Salt, Dry, Smoke and Pickle”, a special event held on Sunday, October 16 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM at the Oliver Miller ...

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Children’s Harvest Festival-Sept. 18

Children’s Harvest Festival-Sept. 18

The Oliver Miller Homestead will host a Children’s Harvest Festival on Sunday, September 18 from 1:30 to 5:00 PM.  (Last admission at the gate is 4:00 PM.)  A variety of games and crafts enjoyed by early American children can be sampled  ...

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An 18th Century Frontier Militia Encampment on August 20 & 21

An 18th Century Frontier Militia Encampment on August 20 & 21

An 18th century  Frontier Militia Encampment will be held on the grounds of the Oliver Miller Homestead on the third weekend of August.  On Saturday, August 20 the Homestead grounds will be open from 1:30 until 7:00 pm with the last gate ...

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Huzzah for the Miller-Tidball Reunion

Huzzah for the Miller-Tidball Reunion

The Oliver Miller Homestead Associates invited descendants of Oliver Miller and Mary Tidball Miller to a special family reunion weekend from Friday July 15 to Sunday, July 17.  Over thirty people attended all or some of the activities, including ...

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