Somerset County, PA
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Blough, Benjamin Cemetery
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BLOUGH, BENJAMIN CEMETERY
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
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LATITUDE: 40 11 13N
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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