Established 1759Follow the brick and cinder walkway to enter into the History of Philadelphia and these United States. Opened as a burial ground for Catholics, one can follow the progress of liberty and charity from those entombed here. The first burial appears to be the infant child, Ann White. Commodore Barry, the father of the American Navy and his family lie close to such illustrious patriots as Thomas Fitzsimons, a signer of the Constitution, Stephen Moylan, Gen. Washington's aide-de-camp, the French Maj. General Phillippe du Cudrey, Matthew Carey, prominent publisher and pamphleteer, and the local soldier Emanual Holmes.
|Placed By||By a grant from the B & D Foundation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, March 29th, 2015 at 9:10pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 487326 N 4421746|
|Decimal Degrees||39.94575000, -75.14835000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.745', W 75° 8.901'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 44.7" N, 75° 8' 54.06" W|
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|Area Code(s)||267, 484, 215, 610|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 252 S 4th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US|
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