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

Whiskey Point

 
 
Whiskey Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. Whiskey Point Marker
Inscription. The bluff at Main Street and Park Avenue was the site on August 14, 1794, of a meeting of 226 whiskey rebels. Albert Gallatin's eloquence turned the tide, resulting in peaceful ending of the Whiskey Rebellion and the possibility of civil strife.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 12.009′ N, 79° 55.356′ W. Marker is in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 88/837) and 1st Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monongahela PA 15063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. One Extraordinary Street (a few steps from this marker); Monongahela (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mounds (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jackie Ormes (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Monongahela (approx. one mile away); Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rabe Manor (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Monongahela.
 
Also see . . .
1. Whiskey Point - Behind the Marker
Whiskey Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Whiskey Point Marker
. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Albert Gallatin at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 25, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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