125 Lewis Drive
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: (814) 445-8788
Fax: (814) 445-9245
Open to the court, county officials, members of the county bar association and the public, the Somerset County Law Library's collection can only be examined in the library. The library is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Located on privately-owned land off Skyline Road in Stonycreek Township, about 12 miles from Somerset; this temporary Flight 93 National Memorial helps to preserve the final resting place of United Airlines Flight 93's passengers and crew who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001.
Guided tours of this historic courthouse, which contains records dating from 1795 and was dedicated in 1906, are available. Built of Indiana limestone on a foundation of native sandstone, the Somerset County Courthouse features Georgian and Italian marble, a terra cotta tiled roof, and a dome that is sheathed in copper with a stained glass rotunda.
Somerset County's first permanent jail, this building was used between 1856 and 1981. Though it is now used for county offices, a double hanging gallow remains intact.
"One of the few historical building to survive the 1872 fire, this elegant Italianate-style home has been host to several governors, prominent businessmen, state and federal officials, sports figures and Presidents McKinley and Nixon.
Huston's Haunted Hollow is
The Somerset County Library is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Fridays until 5:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The Historical Society Genealogical Library contains local histories, family genealogies, census records, county cemetery records, church records and microfilm copies of early area newspapers and such Somerset County Courthouse records as wills and estate records, birth and death records, deeds and land grants, tax assessments and census records.
This five-acre site is dedicated to the nine miners rescued after five days in 2002 on historic Dormel Farms, which is listed on the Pennsylvania Historic Registry, and their rescuers.
Located in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, near Seven Springs and Hidden Valley resorts, Glades Pike Winery produces award-winning wines, which include Cabernet Sauvignon, DeChaunac, Seyval Blanc, Baco Noir, Bicentennial Blush and Spiced Apple.
Encompassing 3,935 acres of mountainous terrain in Somerset County, Laurel Hill State Park features the 63-acre Laurel Hill Lake, which includes bass, trout, catfish, sucker, bluegill, perch, crappie and sunfish, 30 mooring sites and two boat launch areas; Laurel Hill Lodge, three picnic areas, a seasonal 1,200-foot sandy beach, 12 miles of hiking trails, 264 tent or trailer sites, eight cottages and a sledding area.
Located along Laurel Mountain, the 13,625-acre Laurel Ridge State Park encompasses Cambria, Fayette, Somerset, and Westmoreland Counties from the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle, PA to the Conemaugh Gorge near Johnstown, PA. Laurel Ridge State Park features the 70-mile Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail. Besides hiking, guests can enjoy such seasaonal activities as cross-county skiing, snowmobiling and hunting.