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Cemetery of the Week #80: the Mütter Museum

The Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia 19 S 22nd Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 Phone: (215) 563-3737 Founded: 1858 Number of interments: several hundred Open: 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed: Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #57: Laurel Hill Cemetery

Laurel Hill Cemetery 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19132 Telephone: 215-228-8200 Founded: 1836 Size: 78 acres Number of interments: 75,000 Open: Weekdays 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Weekends 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed major holidays. Admission: always free THIS … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #43: Christ Church Burial Ground

Christ Church Burial Ground Arch Street between 4th & 5th Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 Telephone: (215) 922-1695 Established: 1719 Size: two acres Number of interments: An estimated 6500 Open: In December, on Friday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., weather … Continue reading

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Guide to the Cemetery that Abuts Gettysburg’s Soldiers’ National Cemetery

Beyond the Gatehouse: Gettysburg’s Evergreen Cemetery by Brian A Kennell My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked this book up in the gift shop at the Gettysburg National Park after visiting the Evergreen Cemetery first, which is the wrong … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #22: Gettysburg’s Evergreen Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery 799 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 (adjacent to Soldier’s National Cemetery) Information: (717) 334-4121 Email: info@evergreencemetery.org Established: 1854 Size: 10 acres Number of interments: 10,246 (according to Findagrave.com) In November 1853, the citizens of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania met to … Continue reading

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