Somerset County, PA

The Cemeteries of Somerset County

Black's Slave Cemetery

Stonycreek Township

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STONYCREEK TOWNSHIP

BLACK'S SLAVE CEMETERY
TOPO# 23

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
LONGITUDE: 78 56 43W

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Cemetery for plantation slaves. Overgrown and stones in bad shape.

Marker stone, Black's slave cemetery

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