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Woodville Plantation Hosts Wayne’s Fourth Sub-Legion Encampment

November 3, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Step back in time at Woodville Plantation when this museum presents a special event.  On Saturday, November 3 2012, meet the soldiers of the Fourth Sub-Legion of the United States, the men who defended John Neville’s Bower Hill home during the 1794 Whiskey Rebellion. Soldiers will drill, fire muskets and discuss general camp life in the U.S. Army in 1794. Special hours for this event are Saturday, November 3, from 5 pm – 8 pm.  Admission to the encampment on Saturday will be $2 per person. The house will not be open on Saturday.
Woodville Plantation , the home of John and Presley Neville, is Western Pennsylvania’s link to the late 18th century. Built in 1775, this living history museum interprets life during the period of 1780-1820, the Era of the New Republic. Guided tours of the house are available every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm.

Just 7 miles and 15 minutes south of Pittsburgh, Woodville is conveniently located 1/4 mile north of Interstate I-79 Exit 55 (Kirwin Heights Exit) on Route 50, near the intersection of Thoms Run Road in Collier Township. For further directions or for more information, please visit Woodville’s website at or call 412-221-0348.

Contact Rob Windhorst for more information at or 412-221-0348.


November 3, 2012
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation

100 West Station Square Drive, Suite 450

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-471-5808  |  Fax: 412-471-1633