Whiskey Rebellion Day – July 17, 2016

Whiskey Rebellion Day – July 17, 2016

Sunday, July 17 is Whiskey Rebellion Day at the Oliver Miller Homestead.  The first shots of the Whiskey Rebellion were fired on Miller property.  There will be three skits, beginning at 2:30 pm, that will portray the Miller family’s ...

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Liberty and Justice  –  July 3

Liberty and Justice – July 3

On Sunday, July 3, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm, the Oliver Miller Homestead will celebrate our nation’s LIBERTY.  Since Oliver Miller was a justice for Yohogania County, Virginia, there will also be talk of his duties as well as 18th ...

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The Arts Come to the Homestead on June 19

The Arts Come to the Homestead on June 19

On Sunday, June 19 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM, the Arts will Come to the Oliver Miller Homestead.  Paintings and drawings  featuring the Oliver Miller  Homestead will be displayed in the Log House and Stone House.  Weather permitting, several artists ...

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Oliver Miller – Mary Tidball Family Reunion

Oliver Miller – Mary Tidball Family Reunion

Calling All Descendants! The Oliver Miller Homestead will hold a reunion for descendants of Oliver and Mary Miller on the weekend of July 16 and 17.  The reunion will coincide with the Homestead’s special event – Whiskey Rebellion ...

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May 15 – Fiber, Fabric & Fashion

May 15 – Fiber, Fabric & Fashion

Fiber, Fabric and Fashion (1:30 – 4:30 p.m.) will feature sheep shearing, spinning, weaving, dying and linen processing.  The children’ book, Charlie Needs a Cloak, will be read during the afternoon and an 18th Century Fashion Show ...

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May 1 – Meet the Millers

May 1 – Meet the Millers

The 2016 season opens at the OLIVER MILLER HOMESTEAD  with                           Meet the Millers  Sunday, MAY 1, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Step into the year 1780, when Oliver was a justice for Yohogania County, Virginia and nine of Oliver and ...

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Closed for the Winter

Closed for the Winter

The Oliver Miller Homestead is CLOSED FOR THE WINTER.   The Homestead will open for the 2016 season with a new special event – Meet the Millers – on Sunday, May 1 at 1:30 PM.  The Homestead will be closed on Mother’s Day, May ...

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HOGMANAY   DECEMBER 6

HOGMANAY DECEMBER 6

On DECEMBER 6, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm, we invite you to join in the fun of an 18th century style Scottish New Year’s Eve celebration. Many traditions, such as first-footing, a few highland games, the boiling of a haggis, shooing out the old ...

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Giving Thanks on the Frontier

Giving Thanks on the Frontier

On SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM, an 18th century Thanksgiving will be re-created at the Oliver Miller Homestead.   While Thanksgiving was not an official national holiday until it was declared so by President Lincoln, many people ...

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November 1 – A TWILIGHT VISIT

November 1 – A TWILIGHT VISIT

This is your only chance to see the Homestead in the evening.  A TWILIGHT VISIT (4:30 to 7:30 PM) will feature the grounds and buildings lit by candlelight and cressets.  Warm cider and cookies will be available for sale near the Stone House. ...

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