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Featured Marker:
Benjamin Wells
Dedicated: Tuesday, July 19, 1994
County: Fayette
Marker Type: City
GIS Coordinates: 40.01906-79.59946

Location: Route 119 at N. 7th St., Connellsville

Marker Text: Nearby was the house of this collector of excise tax on whiskey. In the summer of 1794, after the Whiskey Rebellion had turned violent, his house was burned down by an angry crowd. Wells had spurned previous warnings by excise tax protectors.
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