between 1800 and 1859, West Overton is the only pre-Civil War village
still intact today in Pennsylvania. Named to the National Register
of Historic Districts in 1985, it is an outstanding example of a
19th century rural industrial village.
Tours of West Overton include: The Homestead, Summer Kitchen. Wash
House, Spring House, Barns, Garden, Blacksmith Shop, and the Distillary
- view the film Pillars of Fire illustrating the process
of turning coal into coke
- enjoy aguided tour of the Homestead
- take a self-guided tour of the village.
Special events throughout the year include
- Cival War Encampments (May, August)
- Juried Quilt shows (June)
- Special exhibits, barn dances, seasonal activities.
West Overton Museums
109 W Overton Rd,
Scottdale, PA 15683
Friday – Sunday, 12 – 5pm Or
by appointment Regular Adult Admission: $8 Senior $7 Student $5 Group $6. (over 10 visitors, with appointment only)
Directions From the Inne at watsons Choice
234 Balsinger Road, Uniontown, PA 15401
Get on US-119 N/US-40 W in South Union Township 8 min (3.4 mi)
Head east on Balsinger Rd/Old State Rte 21 toward S&T Dr
Continue to follow Balsinger Rd 0.6 mi
Turn left onto PA-21 E 2.1 mi
Turn right to merge onto US-119 N/US-40 W 0.7 mi
Follow US-119 N to PA-819 N in East Huntingdon Township.
Take the PA-819 exit from US-119 N 28 min (20.8 mi)
Merge onto US-119 N/US-40 W
Continue to follow US-119 N 20.7 mi
Take the PA-819 exit toward Scottdale 0.1 mi
Continue on PA-819 S.
Drive to Overholt Dr/W Overton Rd 4 min (1.2 mi)
Turn right onto PA-819 N (signs for Mt Pleasant) 0.1 mi
Sharp right toward PA-819 S 0.3 mi
Slight left onto PA-819 S 0.7 mi
Sharp right onto Overholt Dr 387 ft
Turn left onto Overholt Dr/W Overton Rd
Destination will be on the left