County Courthouse, 111 E Union St., Somerset
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.
“Somerset County,” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed March 22, 2018, https://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/19.