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Bonnet Tavern

 
 
Bonnet Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
1. Bonnet Tavern Marker
Inscription. This inn at the junction of the Forbes and Burd Roads was operated, 1779-1815, by Jean Bonnet and his heirs. In mid-1794, during the Whiskey Rebellion, embattled farmers met here and raised a liberty pole to protest the federal excise tax on whiskey. That October, troops called by President Washington camped here on their march west to quell the insurrection.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.521′ N, 78° 33.636′ W. Marker is near Bedford, Pennsylvania, in Bedford County. Marker is on Allegheny Road (Pennsylvania Route 31) 0.1 miles west of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford PA 15522, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Traveling The Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Forbes Road (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing); The Coffee Pot (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bedford Village (approx.
Bonnet Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
2. Bonnet Tavern Marker
2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bedford Village (approx. 3.3 miles away); Grist Millstone (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Forbes Road (approx. 3.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bedford.
 
Also see . . .  Jean Bonnet Tavern. (Submitted on October 7, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Jean Bonnet Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 6, 2012
3. Jean Bonnet Tavern
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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