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Philadelphia graveyards and cemeteries

by Thomas H. Keels

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Published by Arcadia in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • Cemeteries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pictorial works.,
    • Sepulchral monuments -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pictorial works.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Pictorial works.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementThomas H. Keels.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesImages of America
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF158.61.A1 K44 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3696550M
      ISBN 10073851229X
      ISBN 109780738512297
      LC Control Number2003104866
      OCLC/WorldCa53017335

      Benjamin Franklin Tomb in Christ Church Cemetery. Library Company of Philadelphia. Hundreds of thousands of people annually walk by the brick walls of the Christ Church Cemetery and stop at the iron fence that exposes the cemetery's interior, many of them tossing a penny onto the plain rectangular slab of granite that marks the burial place of Benjamin Franklin — a nod to his famous advice. Thomas H. Keels is author of four books on the history of Philadelphia, including Philadelphia Graveyards and Cemeteries, the first visual history of the city's burial places, and Forgotten Philadelphia: Lost Architecture of the Quaker City. Mr. Keels has been a tour guide at Laurel Hill, Philadelphia's premier Victorian cemetery, for over a.

      Philadelphia Cemeteries. View all Philadelphia cemetery locations and find the information you are looking for. Whether you are searching for an ancestors resting place, historical cemetery details, or are funeral pre-planning, we provide the most up-to-date information on all cemeteries in Philadelphia, PA. Tour Christ Church’s infamous cemetery as you hear twisted tales of grave robbers and psychopathic killers. Learn the spooky history of Philadelphia, then enjoy an alcoholic beverage at a local tavern/5().

      Like many old cities, Philadelphia is built on countless cemeteries and burial grounds. Its history is peppered with stories of graves disturbed and of cemeteries all but lost. Now, more than a century and a half after that discovery on 12th and Carpenter, the Philadelphia Archeological Forum hopes to have the answer to this mystery, a way to Author: Elana Gordon. Tom Keels is the author or co-author of seven published books on Philadelphia history: Wicked Philadelphia: Sin in the City of Brotherly Love; Forgotten Philadelphia: Lost Architecture of the Quaker City; Philadelphia Graveyards and Cemeteries; Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square; Chestnut Hill, and Philadelphia's Golden Age of Retail (with.


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Thomas H. Keels is a Philadelphia writer, historian, and cemetery tour guide. His first book, Chestnut Hill, was published by Arcadia in /5(11).

This small book has a great deal of information about the many different cemeteries in Philadelphia and its surrounding areas. The cemeteries start in with the Swedes on Tinicum Island in the Delaware River and goes through the Quakers to Espicopalians to other Protestant sects such as the Baptists through to the Methodista/5.

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The burial grounds of Christ Church hol. Philadelphia National Cemetery is located in Philadelphia County, Pa., two miles north of Germantown in the city of Philadelphia. Philadelphia National Cemetery was one of 14 national cemeteries established inand it was one of several established.

In his book Philadelphia Graveyards and Cemeteries, Thomas H. Keels asserts that Temple launched a campaign to remove Monument Cemetery, considering it to be both an eyesore and a moral blight.

But even though the cemetery was unkempt like many of Philadelphia’s 19th century burial grounds, it was not abandoned.The Philadelphia Archaeological Forum’s Historic Burial Places Database represents an important tool for helping to preserve the City’s many unmarked cemeteries, grave yards, and burial sites.It’s perhaps unsurprising that in a historic city like Philadelphia there are a number of 18 th and 19 th century cemeteries in the city and throughout the surrounding regions.

Either due to this history, or a personal connection, or perhaps both, many choose cemeteries in the Philadelphia area as .