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History

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against the first tax imposed on a domestic product by the newly formed federal government. The so-called "whiskey tax"...

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Events & Activities

Your history served with a twist: meet George Washington, eat gourmet food, taste unique whiskeys, watch excerpts from Hamilton, relax while your kids are entertained – all this and more.

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Distillers & Sponsors

The 2016 Whiskey Rebellion Fest was such a success that distillers are signing up to present their wares many months prior...

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Whiskey Rebellion 2017

A grand celebration of the heritage of George Washington in Cumberland, ‘Mountain Maryland’

  • Party at the Whiskey Rebellion Fest and the outdoor entertainment, food, and beer tents
  • Taste and purchase unique whiskeys and other spirits in the beautiful Grand Ballroom of Allegany Museum
  • Walk the Cumberland Heritage Days trail
  • Enjoy historic re-enactments, music, colonial pub games, kids’ activities, history talks, and more

Just over 2 hours’ drive from DC, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh. Surprisingly affordable accommodation (but book early!) A weekend of fun exploring ‘history with a twist’

Most events are free!

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Just over 2 hours’ drive from DC, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh. Surprisingly affordable accommodation (but book early!) A weekend of fun exploring 'history with a twist'!