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Somerset in Somerset County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ankeny Square

 
 
Ankeny Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
1. Ankeny Square Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
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.
 
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); Adam Schneider (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somerset County (approx. mile away); Somerset County World War I Memorial (approx. mile away); Somerset County World War II Memorial (approx. mile away); Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial (approx. mile away); 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
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Ankeny Square Marker on Entrance Column image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
2. Ankeny Square Marker on Entrance Column
Ankeny Square Cemetery and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
3. Ankeny Square Cemetery and Markers
Ankeny Square Burials 1804-1915 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
4. Ankeny Square Burials 1804-1915 Marker
Peter and Rosina Ankeny Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 25, 2009
5. Peter and Rosina Ankeny Family Plot
About 50 feet SW of entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,164 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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