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.
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); Adam Schneider (approx. 0.2 miles away); Somerset County (approx. ¼ mile away); Somerset County World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Somerset County World War II Memorial Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
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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 1,276 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.