The Whiskey Rebellion

The Whiskey Rebellion (HMR1O)

Location: Washington, PA 15301 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 10.128', W 80° 14.704'

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In 1791, the National Road Heritage Corridor was the stage for a national crisis that came to be known as the Whiskey Rebellion, a scene of climatic moments in the history of the United States and its newly formed government. Responding to the first federal tax ever laid on an American product, gangs of rebels began to attack federal officials, and represented a very real threat to the country's sovereignty and its government's authority.
HM NumberHMR1O
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series, and the Whiskey Rebellion series.
Placed ByThe National Road Heritage Corridor and Washington Financial Bank
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 564282 N 4446765
Decimal Degrees40.16880000, -80.24506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 10.128', W 80° 14.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 10' 7.68" N, 80° 14' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-145 S Main St, Washington PA 15301, US
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