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This grab-and-go cache is located in a scenic mountain valley at a historic crossroads.
The cache is located near the only road that early pioneers could take from eastern Pennsylvania to the Ohio River and territories beyond.
At the junction of the Old Forbes Road (now US Hwy 30) and Burds Road (now US Highway 31), the crossroads cemented its importance in history when it became a meeting place for the farmers involved in the Whiskey Rebellion. In mid-1794, Pennsylvania farmers, angered by the federal excise tax on whiskey, met here and raised a liberty pole in protest. Then in October 1794, troops summoned by President George Washington camped here on their westward journey to quell the insurrection.
This is the second in a series of historic Lincoln Highway sites in Bedford County. To learn more about this and other sites, www.lhhc.org/museum/bedford.asp#.
Thanks to Melissa Jacobs for permission to place the cache.
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum