Rev. John Corbley

Rev. John Corbley (HMW9I)

Location: Waynesburg, PA 15370 Greene County
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N 39° 48.841', W 80° 1.335'

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(1733 - 1803)

A noted Baptist minister serving area congregations, Corbley was among some 150 men arrested by federal troops on the "Dreadful Night" of November 13, 1794. A vocal opponent of the excise tax on whiskey, he was the area's best known participant in the Whiskey Rebellion and was seen as a threat by the Federalists. Imprisoned for a time in Philadelphia, Corbley returned here and remained active in the ministry.
HM NumberHMW9I
Series This marker is part of the Whiskey Rebellion series
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 6:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 583687 N 4407572
Decimal Degrees39.81401667, -80.02225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.841', W 80° 1.335'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 50.46" N, 80° 1' 20.10" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 324 State Rte 2011, Waynesburg PA 15370, US
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Great spot in town with plenty of space to pull over.

Oct 21, 2016 at 7:15pm PDT by wallyum

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