- Last Updated on Thursday, 05 August 2021 18:21
Peters Creek Historical Society welcomes Mr. Clay Kilgore, President of the Washington County Historical Society and Mr. Brian Cunning as guest speakers, Monday, August 23, at 7:30pm, Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia, Pa. The program will focus on the Federal Militia and the Whiskey Rebellion, a subject of local history as reflected in early meetings held by local farmers with Albert Gallatin at Whiskey Point in Parkinson Ferry (Monongahela, Pa) and Mingo Meeting House in Finleyville, whose graveyard is the resting place of notable men of the times: Major James McFarland, John Holcroft (proported to be ‘Tom the Tinker’), Benjamin Parkinson and David Hamilton.
|Booklet Cover on the Whiskey Rebellion by Annabelle Caldwell, illustrations by Ruth Bucchianeri|
Mr Kilgore is the presenter of "Laid Back History", an online Facebook history lesson featuring many aspects of interest in Washington County history.
Open house tours of the Enoch Wright House are scheduled for Wednesday, August 4 from 6pm-8pm and on Sundays, August 8 and 22 from 1pm-3pm. Check out peterscreekhistoricalsociety.org for information on the society, the Enoch Wright House and the log cabin.