David Bradford House

175 S. Main St., Washington, Pennsylvania

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Photo taken by Jim Allen in August 2015

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Description 

Constructed in 1788, this well-decorated 2-1/2 story stone house was the residence of David Bradford, the most prominant leader of the rebels in the Whiskey Rebellion (1794). Bradford, a lawyer in Washington, led the rebels in a march on Pittsburgh; after the suppression of the Rebellion, Bradford fled the United States. His house is a museum owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 28, 1983

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 16, 1973
Reference number
73001668
NR name
Bradford, David, House
Areas of significance
Military; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1788; 1794

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen