WHISKEY REBELLION DAY – JULY 16, 2017

WHISKEY REBELLION DAY – JULY 16, 2017

Shots will be fired on Whiskey Rebellion Day, Sunday, July 16. The Oliver Miller Homestead will show the family’s participation in this historic event through narration and three skits which begin at 2:30 PM.  The whiskey making process ...

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Into the Gardens & Plant Sale – Sunday, June 11, 2017

Into the Gardens & Plant Sale – Sunday, June 11, 2017

On Sunday, June 11, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM you can step into the gardens with a guide who will explain the plants.  The Oliver Miller Homestead boasts a variety of gardens, including a kitchen garden, wildflower garden, medicinal herb garden, ...

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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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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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Cooking With the Millers

Cooking With the Millers

 FOOD FOR THE FROLIC   It was hot and sunny out, but we had planned to cook at the open hearth for the Frontier Frolic and cook we did.  Chicken “frycacy”,  a recipe from Martha Washington’s Booke of Cookery, was the main dish ...

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Taming the Frontier

Taming the Frontier

TOOLS A popular spot each Sunday is the Homestead’s Forge and Demonstration Shed area.  There you will find men using a variety of tools, working just as our forefathers did centuries ago.  This blog will feature some of the tools and ...

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In the Gardens

In the Gardens

A Morning In The Garden     Many members contribute to planting and maintaining the Homestead’s gardens, but Mary spends by far the most time planting, weeding, trimming, and watering.  Here are some of her thoughts after a Saturday ...

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Welcome to the Oliver Miller Homestead

Welcome to the Oliver Miller Homestead

A Pioneer Landmark and Whiskey Rebellion Site located in Allegheny County’s South Park, near Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  The Homestead is open every Sunday afternoon from May through the first week in December.  

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