“The long road ahead to resurrect Mount Moriah”

December 3, 2014 – from NewsWorks. Read the article>

“Implosion uncovers Black colonial-era grave sites”

The Philadelphia Tribune recently published this article, which includes mention of Mount Moriah Cemetery. Read more>

Philly.com – “Judge appoints receivership for neglected cemetery”

A Philadelphia Orphans’ Court judge has appointed a receivership to rehabilitate the neglected 200-acre Mount Moriah Cemetery. Read the article>

“Mount Moriah Now Under New Management”

Hidden City Philadelphia weighs in on the Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation Corporation taking over stewardship of the cemetery. Read the article>

“Runners Help Repair Mount Moriah Cemetery”

This article about the recent fundraising events held by the West Philly Runners and Fishtown Beer Runners was published June 26, 2014 in the Philadelphia Public Record newspaper.

WestPhillyLocal.com – “Saving Mount Moriah”

“Saving Mount Moriah: Trying to bring back Philadelphia’s largest cemetery” — The cemetery and upcoming fundraising events with West Philly Runners and Fishtown Beer Runners are featured in this June 12, 2014 article. Read the article>

“Yo-Yo remains a legendary Palestra character”

Mount Moriah Cemetery was mentioned in this Daily News sports column about Harry Shifren who was the “Phillies Number One Fan”. Read the article>

CNN newscast of Nov. 5, 2013: Veterans Taking Care of Their Own

CNN posted on November 5, 2013, “Taking care of sacred spaces.” Photojournalist Effie Nidam introduces us to an Air Force Vet who is preserving the past. Wonderful “Veterans Day” newscast featuring Philadelphia’s Mount Moriah Cemetery and Ken Smith, Treasurer on the Board of The …Read More

Disarray at Mount Moriah Cemetery Disrupts Burial Plans

NBC News, Aug. 30, 2013: An unfortunate situation resulting from Mount Moriah Cemetery being temporarily “closed” to new burials.  “Our goal is to turn Mount Moriah around,” says Brian Abernathy, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. (Read article here.)

Historic cemetery reveals Medal of Honor recipients

Philadelphia Inquirer article (Sept. 26, 2013): Read about the Naval Asylum Plot on the Yeadon side of Mount Moriah Cemetery. “Its 21 medal honorees may be the most buried in any cemetery in the country, according to a military expert.”