(1761-1849)Jeffersonian diplomat, financier, and statesman. Gallatin was the longest serving US Secretary of the Treasury, 1801 to 1814. As such, he facilitated the Lewis and Clark Expedition, successfully reduced the national debt until the War of 1812, and helped negotiate the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the war. In the 1790s he was instrumental in calming the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pa. Friendship Hill, his home for many years, is nearby.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 10:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 594284 N 4399414|
|Decimal Degrees||39.73941667, -79.89963333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 44.365', W 79° 53.978'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 44' 21.90" N, 79° 53' 58.68" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 117 Penn St, Point Marion PA 15474, US|
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