Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery

Somerset, Ohio



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The Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery is located on the north side of Gay Street, just west of OH-13, in Somerset, Ohio (Reading Township, Perry County). The coordinates are 39° 48' 26.9" N, 82° 18' 6.58" W.

There is a historical marker in front of the Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery that marks it as the location of the first Lutheran Synod in Ohio. There is also a stone monument with a plaque that marks the site of the original log church. There are many old gravestones, including several black hand sandstone monuments. Some of the stone cutters who carved the gravestones in this cemetery are John Strickler, J. Perrung, and J.H. Boylan. The cemetery is well maintained.



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