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

Brigadier General William Irvine

(1741-1804)

 
 
Brig. Gen. William Irvine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. Brig. Gen. William Irvine Marker
Inscription. Irish born, educated in medicine, Irvine practiced in Carlisle till the Revolutionary War. Led a Pennsylvania Regiment in important campaigns. In 1781, chosen by Washington to command western department, headquartered at Fort Pitt. Headed Pennsylvania militia in quelling the Whiskey Rebellion.
 
Erected by Beaver Area Heritage Foundation-Lower Beaver Valley Kiwanis Club.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Whiskey Rebellion marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.65′ N, 80° 18.417′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver PA 15009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort McIntosh (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Matthew S. Quay (about 300 feet away); First Court (about 300 feet away); McIntosh Square (about 400 feet away); Agnew Square (about 400 feet away); Matthew Stanley Quay Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort McIntosh Site (approx. mile away); Commanding Officers (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Beaver.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Irvine - A Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Brig. Gen. William Irvine - 1784 image. Click for full size.
Engraving by J. C. Buttre, after portrait by B. Otis., November 12, 2006
2. Brig. Gen. William Irvine - 1784
. (Submitted on February 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. William Irvine at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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