George Washington

George Washington (HM95J)

Location: Bedford, PA 15522 Bedford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 1.147', W 78° 30.176'

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"First in war - first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen."

This tablet marks the building used by President George Washington as his headquarters October 19 and 20, 1794, when he was in Bedford, in charge of the United States Army, which was enroute to quell the Whiskey Insurrection in western Pennsylvania.
HM NumberHM95J
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1926
Placed ByBedford Chapter D.A.R
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 9:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 713101 N 4432866
Decimal Degrees40.01911667, -78.50293333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 1.147', W 78° 30.176'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 1' 8.82" N, 78° 30' 10.56" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-123 Lincoln Highway, Bedford PA 15522, US
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