Somerset County, PA

The Cemeteries of Somerset County

Blough Cemetery 1

Quemahoning Township

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LOCATION/ADDRESS: Cambria/Somerset Water Authority

DIRECTIONS: Take Quemahoning St out of Stoystown; it becomes Plank Rd. Take Plank Rd to Slagle Hill Rd, turn left on Slagle Hill Rd, go 0.7 mi, turn right onto Birdman Rd, a dirt road, and go 1.4 mi. Park. Cemetery to left of ravine approximately 1 1/4 mile. Approximately 25-30 graves.

INFO SOURCE: Somerset Planning Commission

WPA - AKA: Gardner Farm, then owned by Christian Blough

LATITUDE: 40 09 19N
LONGITUDE: 78 57 53W

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Site is extremely hard to find but Ray Miller knows the way. Cemetery is at head of ravine. Old fence with many marked tombstones. Christian Blough is buried here.


Blough Cemetery gravestone


Blough Cemetery gravestones


Gravestone of Christian Blough

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