Somerset County

Title

Somerset County

Title

Somerset County

Date

1982-10-22

County

Somerset

Type

City

Marker Location

County Courthouse, 111 E Union St., Somerset

Marker Text

Formed April 17, 1795 out of Bedford County and named for Somersetshire, England. County seat of Somerset was incorporated in 1804. Settlement followed the course of Forbes Road, opened 1758. This farm county is noted for production of maple syrup.

Files

somerset-county.jpg

Citation

“Somerset County,” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed December 16, 2017, https://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/19.