Tag Archives: Philadelphia cemetery

Cemetery of the Week #140: Christ Church churchyard

Christ Church aka Christ Episcopal Church 20 North American Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 Telephone: (215) 922-1695 Founded: 1695 Size: Only a small patch of churchyard remains. There may be bodies under the green lawn next door, but they no longer … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery of the Week | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cemetery of the Week | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cemetery of the Week | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Cemetery of the Week, Famous person's grave | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments