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J.Howard Iams Whiskey Rebellion Art Exhibit

Presented by Monongahela Area Historical Society at cfsbank, Monongahela Branch, Monongahela PA

May 14 - 19 2022
J.Howard Iams Whiskey Rebellion Art Exhibit

Experience Whiskey Rebellion history and scenes of western Pennsylvania through the art of nationally known artist J. Howard Iams’ paintings, linocut prints, and pencil sketches.

In the 1930s, artist-historian, J. Howard Iams took on his most ambitious project, his series of four large oils, thirteen pastels, and seventeen woodcuts depicting the old houses, of the principals and some scenes of the Whiskey Insurrection,  a.k.a. Whiskey Rebellion, (the famed late eighteenth-century tax revolt centered in West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, and Ohio). More than 30 of these works are shown in this exhibit. Mr. Iams visually documented the local sites, events, and people

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Free to the Public, Donations to MAHS Welcomed.

Daytime Academic Field Trips can be arranged,



  • May 16, 2022 at 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Mon)
  • May 17, 2022 at 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Tue)
  • May 18, 2022 at 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Wed)
  • May 19, 2022 at 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Thu)

Additional time info:

Saturday Opening Only, Light Refreshments Served. Donations to MAHS Encouraged.

Day Time Academic Field Trips may be arranged.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Who was Tom the Tinker in the Whiskey Rebellion? This May 2022 CalU Digital Story Telling video asks that question. Our exhibit has a color portrait of John Holcroft, allegedly, Tom the Tinker. Our exhibit portrait is not shown in the video.


cfsbank, Monongahela Branch

1220 W Main St,, Monongahela, PA 15063


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