Rev. John Corbley

Garards Fort Rd, Garards Fort, PA


Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in October 2016



Street View 


"A noted Baptist minister serving area congregations, Corbley was among some 150 men arrested by federal troops on the "Dreadful Night" of November 13, 1794. A vocal opponent of the U.S. excise tax on whiskey, he was this area's best known participant in the Whiskey Rebellion and was seen as a threat by the Federalists. Imprisoned for a time in Philadelphia, Corbley returned here and remained active in the ministry."

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2020: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • October 21, 2016: Added by Bill Eichelberger