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Butler Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

October 24, 1794

 
 
October 24, 1794 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2013
1. October 24, 1794 Marker
Inscription.  
George Washington
returning from expedition to quell
Whiskey Insurrection
spent the night ¼ mile west of here at
Russell’s Tavern

 
Erected 1938 by Daughters of the American Revolution – Gettysburg Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Whiskey Rebellion series lists.
 
Location. 39° 53.535′ N, 77° 14.764′ W. Marker is in Butler Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Biglerville Road (Pennsylvania Route 34) and Goldenville Road, on the right when traveling north on Biglerville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Biglerville PA 17307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Russell Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Russell’s Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Rural Electrification
October 24, 1794 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2013
2. October 24, 1794 Marker
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Biglerville (approx. 2.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); POW and MIA Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Butler Township.
 
October 24, 1794 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2013
3. October 24, 1794 Marker
Russell’s Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Russell’s Tavern
The building where George Washington spent the night on October 24, 1794 is located a short distance from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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