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Woodville Plantation: Wayne’s Fourth Sub-Legion Encampment
September 17, 2011 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm$3
Meet soldiers of the Fourth Sub-Legion of the United States (http://wayneslegion.org/), the men who defended Neville’s Bower Hill house during the Whiskey Rebellion. Soldiers will drill, fire muskets and discuss general camp life in Anthony Wayne’s army of 1794. Special hours for this event are Saturday, September 17, from 5pm to 8pm and Sunday, September 18, from noon to 5 pm. Special admission price for the encampment and house tour is $3 per person.
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 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 http://www.woodvilleplantation.org or call 412-221-0348.