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Whiskey Rebellion Combines History, Entertainment

September 5th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

History buffs and whiskey enthusiasts will be able to rub elbows with the likes of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton this month at the annual Whiskey Rebellion.  Named after the 1791 uprising of farmers against a federal tax on liquor, it also commemorates George Washington’s last military effort and visit to Cumberland. This year’s event takes place on Friday, September 8th at the Allegany Museum. Courtney Jensen, Marketing Director for the museum, explained that the event is a mix of history and entertainment…