Somerset in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Set aside for burial ground and place of worship on the original plat of Milfordstown by Ulrich Bruner, 1787, and by Peter Ankeny in 1789 when he laid out the south side of the settlement renamed Somerset in 1795.
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
Location. 40° 0.448′ N, 79° 4.92′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Patriot Street (Pennsylvania Route 281) and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Patriot Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset PA 15501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgewood Aerie 1801 F.O.E. World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Bible (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial Valentine Hay House (about 600 feet away); Adam Schneider (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. Warren Jacobs (approx. 0.2 miles away); I.O.O.F. (approx. 0.2 miles away); First National Bank (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,757 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.