Somerset County, PA
The Cemeteries of Somerset County
Black's Slave Cemetery
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BLACK'S SLAVE CEMETERY
LOCATION/ADDRESS: Doug Hillegas, Glades Pike Rd, Berlin, PA
DIRECTIONS: From intersection of Rt 31 and Brotherton Rd, take Rt 31 E for 0.7 mi. Park. Cemetery to left in middle of field about 500 yds from road in small grove of trees. 35 graves.
INFO SOURCE: Somerset Planning Commission
WPA - AKA: Robert Baldwin
LATITUDE: 39 58 07N
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Cemetery for plantation slaves. Overgrown and stones in bad shape.
Marker stone, Black's slave cemetery
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