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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Greencastle in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

McCullough's Tavern

McCullough's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2020
1. McCullough's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  Here on October 12, 1794, President George Washington is said to have taken breakfast while passing through the area to suppress the "Whiskey Rebellion." This tavern, ca. 1700's, was owned by Robert McCullough and was also known as The Mansion House. It is one of the oldest log structures in Greencastle. Part of the original building may be viewed through this opening.

Donated by: Loyal Daughters 2001 Old Home Week
Historian: Ted Alexander
Erected 2001 by Loyal Daughters.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Whiskey Rebellion series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1855.
Location. 39° 47.388′ N, 77° 43.666′ W. Marker is in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlisle Street and Baltimore Street (Pennsylvania Highway 16), on the right when traveling north on Carlisle Street. Located just south of the town center circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 Carlisle Street, Greencastle PA 17225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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within walking distance of this marker. Colonel John Allison (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Ulric Dahlgren (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Soldier to Fall (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 0.4 miles away); William J. Hudson (approx. 0.4 miles away); G.B. Freeman Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Michael G. Oravetz (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greencastle.
Also see . . .  The Whiskey Rebellion. A general discussion of the rebellion, generally regarded as the first public test of the U.S. Constitution and the Federal Government. (Submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
McCullough's Tavern image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. McCullough's Tavern
The plaque is on the right side of the photo, between the buildings.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,542 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 11, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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Sep. 29, 2023