Oliver Miller Homestead

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James Miller House
Oliver Miller Homestead is located in Pennsylvania
Oliver Miller Homestead
Oliver Miller Homestead is located in the US
Oliver Miller Homestead
Nearest cityBethel Park, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°19′12″N 80°0′24″W / 40.32000°N 80.00667°W / 40.32000; -80.00667Coordinates: 40°19′12″N 80°0′24″W / 40.32000°N 80.00667°W / 40.32000; -80.00667
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
ArchitectMiller, James; Miller, Oliver
NRHP reference #75001605[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJanuary 17, 1975
Designated PHLF1979[2]

Oliver Miller Homestead, site of the James Miller House, is a public museum that commemorates pioneer settlers of Western Pennsylvania. It is located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania's South Park 10 miles (16 km) south of downtown Pittsburgh near Bethel Park, Pennsylvania.

The house was built on the site of the Oliver Miller Homestead, which was first settled in 1772. In 1794, the first gunshots of the Whiskey Rebellion were fired on the property. In 1830, the original log house was replaced with a large stone section, making it the "Stone Manse" house as it stands today. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, and is a stop on the American Whiskey Trail.[3]

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  • Baldwin, Leland. Whiskey Rebels: The Story of a Frontier Uprising. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1939.
  • Cooke, Jacob E. "The Whiskey Insurrection: A Re-Evaluation." Pennsylvania History, 30, July 1963, pp. 316–364.
  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-28.
  3. ^ "American Whisky Trail". Retrieved December 2, 2011.

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