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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...

Coming of Age: Washington in Western Maryland

A presentation and lecture by historical researcher Chris Logsdon, Wednesday, 1 May 2019 6 to 8 pm, East Gate Masonic Lodge No. 216, 15 Greene Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502 George Washington’s experiences in Western Maryland had no small part in shaping his...