A Visit to Somerset, Pennsylvania

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Want to know more about Somerset borough? The sexual abuse law firm in Somerset presents to you this article about Somerset and its many features.

About Somerset

Somerset is the county seat of the county of Somerset, Pennsylvania. The borough is the principal city of the Somerset, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area and one of the two cities that make up the Johnstown-Somerset, PA Combined Statistical Area. The area was settled in 1795 and incorporated as a borough on March 5, 1804.

It is located within proximity to the communities of Zimmerman, Listie, Friedens, Edie, and Quecreek and is surrounded by Somerset Township. The main roads serving the area are East and West Main Streets, West Patriot Street, Tayman Avenue, BicyclePA Route South, North Center Avenue (Pennsylvania State Route 601) and Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 70). In 1794, the borough was a central stage for the Whiskey Rebellion – a tax protest in the U.S.

Somerset County Courthouse

Somerset County Courthouse is a two-story Classical Revival architectural style building built between 1904 and 1906. The historic county courthouse is made of Indiana limestone and sits on a sandstone foundation. The property also features the 1888 Somerset County Soldiers' Monument. On June 27, 1980, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

Uptown Somerset Historic District

Uptown Somerset Historic District includes an area centered on the Somerset County Courthouse and the county government complex. It also encompasses the surrounding residential areas, commercial district and cemetery. The national historic district feature 190 buildings, one site and one object. Its notable buildings are:

  • The Edward Scull House
  • County Jail and Sheriff's Residence
  • Lansberry House
  • Printing House Row
  • Former Somerset Academy
  • St. Paul's United Church of Christ
  • IOOF Building
  • First Christian Church
  • Former Somerset Trust Company Building
  • First National Bank

On November 7, 1995, it was added to the NRHP. On March 28, 1997, the boundaries for the historic district was increased.

Georgian Place

Georgian Place is a shopping mall on Georgian Place in Somerset. Catering to residents and visitors in the area, it is home to a number of stores and services. Some of its tenants are Steel Blue 1 mortgage lender, AT&T Store, Kings Family Restaurants, Cleanwater Car Wash, Dollar Inn, MorGainz Fitness Somerset, Sugar Grove Antiques, Escape Room Somerset, The Sewing Box Quilt Shop, Insurance Services LLC, New Hope Baptist Church, Childrens Health Center, and Interim HealthCare of Somerset PA. Located just behind the shopping mall is the Jager and Friends Dog Park.

You can also check out the Historical Aspects of Uniontown, PA.

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