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

General Robert Philson

1759-1831

 
 
General Robert Philson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
1. General Robert Philson Marker
Inscription.
Active in and arrested during the Whiskey Rebellion - 1794

Member of the PA. Assembly - 1798
Commissioned Associate Judge of Somerset Co. 1800. Served 20 years
Commissioned Brigadier General of PA. Militia May 9, 1800

Served in the War of 1812
Elected to U.S. Congress 1819

 
Location. 39° 55.26′ N, 78° 57.509′ W. Marker is in Berlin, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Diamond Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berlin PA 15530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Berlin (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jeremiah S. Black (approx. 3.3 miles away); Deeter's Gap (approx. 5 miles away); Flora Black (approx. 7 miles away); Wind Power (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway (approx. 7.1 miles away); Blue Star Memorial Highway (approx. 7.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berlin.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar of 1812
 
General Robert Philson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
2. General Robert Philson Marker
General Robert Philson House plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 29, 2015
3. General Robert Philson House plaque
House of
Gen R Philson
Established
Circa 1783
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 6 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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