Distillery closed 02/23
The Distillery is closed Friday, February 23. 

Plan your visit

Enjoy guided tours and exhibitions that explore how a small family farm transformed into a thriving industrial village in the 19th century.

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Uncover West Overton's history

Learn more about the history of West Overton and plan an educational field trip to bring this history to life.

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Join us for events and programs

Engage with local and regional history through our hands-on educational programs and community events.

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Become a member

Support the preservation and interpretation of historic West Overton and receive free admission, discounts, and more special membership benefits.

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In the Village

Discover the rich industrial heritage of southwestern Pennsylvania at West Overton Village.

History

Learn how the Overholts’ small family farm transformed throughout the 19th century into a thriving industrial village.

History

Tours

Explore the 1838 Overholt Homestead and other notable buildings on a guided tour of West Overton Village, offered May - October.

Tours

Exhibitions

Discover stories of the people whose hard work made West Overton a successful agricultural and industrial community.

Exhibitions

Educational Distillery

Get a taste of the history and science of distilling rye whiskey at West Overton, the birthplace of Old Overholt.

Educational Distillery

Planning a wedding, celebration, or another special event?

Create a memorable experience at our beautiful historic venue!

Forging Ahead and Falling Behind

Our new exhibition explores industrial change in a rural community

Explore the industrialization of West Overton through stories of its villagers. Discover how these working people, from farmers to miners to housekeepers and more, weathered transformations in business, labor, and technology and represent broader stories in American history.

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A Museum Since 1928

West Overton Village preserves about 40 acres of the Overholt family's original farm. It was established as a museum by Helen Clay Frick in memory of her father, Henry Clay Frick, who was born on the property.

Join us in supporting the preservation and interpretation of West Overton

Become a member, make a donation, or volunteer your time