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Whiskey Rebellion

Union Canal Tunnel
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Tunnels Era: 1800-1829 DateCreated: 1828 Union Canal Lebanon State: PA Zip: Country: USA Website: Creator: Ives, John

According to oral history, George Washington visited the canal diggings in 1792, and then again in 1794, while he was accompanying troops to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in Western Pennsylvania. 

Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Ospreye (CC BY 2.0) Image Caption: Union Canal Tunnel Era_date_from: 1828
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