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Biglerville 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 ľ mile west of here at
Russellís Tavern

 
Erected 1938 by Daughters of the American Revolution – Gettysburg Chapter.
 
Location. 39° 53.535′ N, 77° 14.764′ W. Marker is in Biglerville, 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.
 
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); Russellís Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2.1 miles away); Biglerville (approx. 2.3 miles away); Samuel A. Cobean Farm (approx. 2.8 miles away); William Ross Farm (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hardaway Alabama Artillery (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Biglerville.
 
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October 24, 1794 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2013
2. October 24, 1794 Marker
October 24, 1794 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 14, 2013
3. October 24, 1794 Marker
Russellís Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Russellís 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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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