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

Early Bible

 
 
Early Bible Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 20, 2012
1. Early Bible Marker
Inscription. In a log cabin located on this site, Charles Frederick Goeb printed a Bible in 1813. It was the first Bible printed west of the Allegheny Mountains.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 0.5′ N, 79° 4.82′ W. Marker is in Somerset, Pennsylvania, in Somerset County. Marker is on West Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 31) 0.1 miles east of South Edgewood Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located at the Somerset Trust Company building, it's tucked in a corner on the West Main Street side, very easy to miss. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Schneider (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ankeny Square (about 600 feet away); Somerset County (about 700 feet away); Somerset County World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Somerset County World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Somerset County Korean War / Vietnam War Memorial (about 700 feet away); 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Somerset.
 
Early Bible Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 20, 2012
2. Early Bible Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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