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Berlin, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 26, 2009
Berlin Marker
Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Berlin — Berlin
This area was a center of protest during the Whiskey Rebellion. A riot occurred at the Berlin schoolhouse in June 1794. In September, according to local historians, Robert Philson raised a liberty pole at his log store on the square; he advised . . . — Map (db m21554) HM
Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Berlin — Deeter's Gap
John Deeter, Revolutionary War Vet and pioneer, settled here in 1783. He sawed lumber, cut millstones and farmed along Deeter's Run, highest headwater of the West Branch of the Juniata River. — Map (db m97017) HM
Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Berlin — General Robert Philson 1759-1831
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 . . . — Map (db m82059) HM
Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Berlin — Veterans Memorial "Lest We Forget"
In honor of the men and women who serve in the armed forces of our country honorably preserving our freedom and our way of life. — Map (db m21551) HM

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