Somerset in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Laid out the north half of the settlement renamed Somerset in 1795. Schneider and his brother Jacob conducted the first store in Somerset. It stood on this site.
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 0.512′ N, 79° 4.721′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 31) and Center Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 601), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset PA 15501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somerset County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Somerset County World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); Somerset County World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Early Bible (about 500 feet away); Edgewood Aerie 1801 F.O.E. World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Ankeny Square (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Somerset.
Also see . . . Adam Schneider and Somerset. (Submitted on October 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 940 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.