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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blaine House

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Blaine House Marker
Inscription.  Home of Gen. Ephraim Blaine, Commissary General of Revolutionary Army, stood on this site. George Washington was a guest here, Oct. 4-11, 1794, while mustering an armed force to quell Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania.
 
Erected 1949 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the George Washington Slept Here, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Whiskey Rebellion series lists.
 
Location. 40° 12.038′ N, 77° 11.346′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Hanover Street (Pennsylvania Route 34) and Liberty Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Hanover Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 S Hanover Street, Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. Robert Magaw (here, next to this marker); Green Tree Inn (a few steps
Blaine House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
2. Blaine House Marker
Colonel Robert Magaw marker to left of tree.
from this marker); The McClintock Riot (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Market House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlisle Public Square (within shouting distance of this marker); China Burma India Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shelling of Carlisle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Ephraim Blaine. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on June 4, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Blaine House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
3. Blaine House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,272 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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