Whiskey Rebellion
The Whiskey Rebellion, or Whiskey Insurrection, was a tax protest in the United States beginning in 1791, during the presidency of George Washington. The so-called "whiskey tax" was the first tax impo...
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Robert Philson
Robert Philson (c. 1759 – July 25, 1831) was an Irish-American soldier and politician.Philson was born in County Donegal, Ulster, Ireland, and immigrated to Pennsylvania with his uncle John Fletcher. ...
William Findley
William Findley (c. 1741 – April 4, 1821) was an Irish-born farmer and politician from Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He served in both houses of the state legislature and represented Penns...
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John Wilkins, Jr.
John Wilkins, Jr. (December 22, 1761 – April 20, 1816) was a United States Army officer who served as Quartermaster General of the United States Army from 1796 to 1802.
John Wilkins, Jr. was...
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John Corbley Farm
John Corbley Farm, also known as Slave Gallant, is a historic home located at Greene Township in Greene County, Pennsylvania. The house was built about 1796, as a two-story, five bay, brick dwelling o...
Edward Cutbush
Edward Cutbush (1772 – July 23, 1843) was born in Philadelphia. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1794, where he was resident physician of the Pennsylvania Hospital from 1790 to 1794...
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John Smilie
John Smilie (1741 – December 30, 1812) was an American politician from Fayette, Pennsylvania.He served in both houses of the state legislature and represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. House from 1793 ...
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David Bradford (lawyer)
David Bradford (1762–1808) was a successful lawyer and deputy attorney-general for Washington County, Pennsylvania in the late 18th century. He was infamous for his association with the Whiskey Rebell...
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Thomas Gaddis
Thomas Gaddis (1742–1834) was an officer in the American Revolutionary War. He was born December 28, 1742, in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia and married Hannah Rice in 1764; the same year he b...
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Hugh Henry Brackenridge
Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748 – June 25, 1816) was an American writer, lawyer, judge, and Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice.A frontier citizen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, he fou...
David Bradford House
David Bradford House, in Washington, Pennsylvania was the home of David Bradford, a leader of the Whiskey Rebellion. It has both architectural and historic importance.
The house was built by Davi...
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Herman Husband
Herman Husband (1724–1795), also known as Harmon Husband, was a farmer, radical, pamphleteer, and preacher. He was born in Cecil County, Maryland and raised as an Anglican. One of the many to be inspi...
Corbly Family Massacre
The Corbly Family massacre refers to the massacre of members of the family of the Rev. John Corbly by Indians on May 10, 1782.The Corbly family lived one mile north of Garards Fort, in southwest Penns...
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Wigle Whiskey
Wigle Whiskey (pronounced "wiggle") is an artisan small batch whiskey distillery in the Strip District neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Wigle Whiskeys are the flagship products of Pittsburgh Distilling Com...
Black Horse Tavern (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania)
Black Horse Tavern was a historic tavern in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.Black Horse Tavern was founded in 1794 by Henry Westbay, a native of Ireland. That year, during the early stages of the Whiskey Re...
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Albert Gallatin
Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin (January 29, 1761 – August 12, 1849) was a Swiss-American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist. He served as a Congressman, Senator, United States Ambassador ...
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