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  • 1 South Main St.
    Washington, PA 15301
  • Category: Landmarks
  • Sub-Category: African American History Guide
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George Washington Webster Site/Washington County Courthouse

Brief History

George Washington Webster, who was born in Indiana in 1834, served in the armed forces before becoming Washington County’s first black elected official. He also was an active Republican and cast the first official vote for President Buchanan in 1856.