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Greencastle in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

McCullough's Tavern

 
 
McCullough's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. McCullough's Tavern Marker
Inscription. Here on October 12, 1794, President George Washington is said to have taken breakfast while passing through the area to suppress the "Whiskey Rebellion." This tavern, ca. 1700's, was owned by Robert McCullough and was also known as The Mansion House. It is one of the oldest log structures in Greencastle. Part of the original building may be viewed through this opening.

Donated by: Loyal Daughters 2001 Old Home Week
Historian: Ted Alexander
 
Erected 2001 by Loyal Daughters.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Whiskey Rebellion marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.388′ N, 77° 43.666′ W. Marker is in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Street and Baltimore Street (Pennsylvania Highway 16), on the right when traveling north on Carlisle Street. Click for map. Located just south of the town center circle. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Carlisle Street, Greencastle PA 17225, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel John Allison (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Ulric Dahlgren (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Soldier to Fall
McCullough's Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. McCullough's Tavern
The plaque is on the right side of the photo, between the buildings.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Corporal William H. Rihl (approx. one mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Brown's Mill School (approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Brown's Mill School (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greencastle.
 
Also see . . .  The Whiskey Rebellion. A general discussion of the rebellion, generally regarded as the first public test of the U.S. Constitution and the Federal Government. (Submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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