Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Latrobe in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Findley

 
 
William Findley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. William Findley Marker
Inscription. Near the western end of Latrobe was the log house of this antifederalist Congressman, who lived modestly alongside his constituents. A shaper of public opinion in western Pennsylvania, he sympathized with the Whiskey Rebellion but, as tempers mounted in late 1794, he worked to defuse violence. Findley's book on the Rebellion, written in 1796, rebutted Treasury Secretary Hamilton's analysis of its origins.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.898′ N, 79° 23.212′ W. Marker is in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Main Street 0 miles east of Depot Street (Pennsylvania Route 981), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the entrance to the Carl O. Dalton Fitness Path. Marker is in this post office area: Latrobe PA 15650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fred McFeely Rogers (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Banana Split (about 800 feet away); Site of Sportsman's Hall Log Cabin (approx. 1.7 miles away); Right Reverend Boniface Wimmer, O.S. B. (approx. 1.7
William Findley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. William Findley Marker
miles away); Saint Vincent (approx. 1.8 miles away); Twelve Mile Camp (approx. 2.2 miles away); St. Xavier's (approx. 2.7 miles away); Johnston House (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Latrobe.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Findley at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. William Findley - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on October 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Government
 
William Findley image. Click for full size.
Painting by Rembrandt Peale, 1805
3. William Findley
Source: United States Army Center for Military History
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement