Somerset County, PA

The Cemeteries of Somerset County

Blough, Benjamin Cemetery

Conemaugh Township

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LOCATION/ADDRESS: Leon Holsopple, Hollsopple, PA

DIRECTIONS: From intersection of Rt 219 and Rt 601, take Rt 601 N for 1.0 mi, turn right onto Woodstown Hwy, go 0.4 mi, turn left onto Lemons Rd, go 0.2 mi and turn left into farm lane and park. Cemetery to right of barn approximately 300 yds in copse of trees in middle of field. 20-25 graves.

INFO SOURCE: Somerset Planning Commission


LATITUDE: 40 11 13N
LONGITUDE: 78 57 21W

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Rev. Samuel Blough, Hershberger and Gindlesperger buried here. This cemetery needs to be preserved. Cows are destroying huge tombstones. Leon Holsopple welcomes help.



Benjamin Blough Cemetery


Blough tombstone, Benjamin Blough Cemetery


Gindlesperger gravestone, Benjamin Blough Cemetery

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