Somerset County, PA

The Cemeteries of Somerset County

Blough Cemetery 1

Quemahoning Township

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QUEMAHONING TOWNSHIP

BLOUGH CEMETERY 1
TOPO# 14

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.

PHOTOS: 4

Blough Cemetery gravestone

 

Blough Cemetery gravestones

 

Gravestone of Christian Blough

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