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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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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