The David Bradford House
of Washington, PA

The Bradford House was built in 1788 and was home  to the Whiskey Rebellion, the first domestic challenge to the new American government.

~The mission of the Bradford House Historical Association is to preserve and promote the history and heritage of the David Bradford House and Museum and to educate the public on the role of David Bradford and the Whiskey Rebellion in shaping American history.~ 

house front

Photo courtesy of the Observer-Reporter


The Bradford House may be visited 7 days a week (except holidays) year round by appointment only.  To schedule a tour call 724-222-3604.  Please allow 48 hours for appointment scheduling. 

Please note that the Bradford House's Administrator will be unavailable from 12/27/2014 through 1/5/2015.  

March 27 and 28th, 2015 is the History Symposium with Benjamin Franklin ~ CLICK HERE

Local Business Partnerships - CLICK HERE

The "Gardens" at the Bradford House are now available to rent for small occasions and picture taking.  For more information on rentals, go to the Visit Us page.


The Bradford House is presently owned by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and is managed by the Bradford House Historical Association, Inc., a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit corporation.

This site is maintained by the Association. This page was revised August 2014.