Berlin (HME83)

Location: Berlin, PA 15530 Somerset County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 55.228', W 78° 57.398'

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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 citizens to oppose U.S. laws. After federal troops arrived here in October, Gov. Thomas Mifflin had his headquarters in Dr. Christian Boerstler's house located on this site.
HM NumberHME83
Series This marker is part of the Whiskey Rebellion series
Year Placed1994
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 9:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 674629 N 4420928
Decimal Degrees39.92046667, -78.95663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 55.228', W 78° 57.398'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 55' 13.68" N, 78° 57' 23.88" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 Main St, Berlin PA 15530, US
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