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


We will be open for drop-in visitors every Thursday and Friday and the first Saturday of each month from May 1 though August 31, from 11 am until 4 pm with the last tour beginning at 3 pm.


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.


Something new ---- for BOY SCOUTS ---- Earn your "American Heritage Merit Badge" at the David Bradford House.  For more information on the workshop, CLICK HERE.


Something new ---- 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 April 2014.