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Celebrate George!

February 11 -or 22nd (!) is George Washington’s birthday.The young George Washington visited our area at important points in his life and career.In March 1748, during his time as a surveyor, he wrote of visiting the Cresap home at the mouth of the South Branch...

In August 1794, things turned ugly for whiskey rebels.

On 4 August 1794, Justice James Wilson delivered his opinion that western Pennsylvania was in a state of rebellion, and on 7 August, Washington issued a presidential proclamation announcing, with “the deepest regret”, that the militia would be called out...

Oh, no! You didn’t miss it, did you?

What an amazing George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Fest last Friday evening. Here are some messages from people who were there: “One of the best whiskey tasting events”. “Food was amazing and plenty.” “Gold stars all around- a quality entertainment!” “A great night...