Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, P.O. Box 5321, Philadelphia, PA 19142

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… Read More

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… Read More

“Grave injustice: Group fights to reclaim cemetery’s lost Medal of Honor recipients” featured Mount Moriah Cemetery and Board member Sam Ricks in this article >

Fox29 video: “Dozens Of Volunteers Work To Restore Historic Philly Cemetery”

View the video from February 26, 2013 and see the difference that has been made in the past six months! (Current photos can be seen on our Facebook Group page.) The Board of the Friends of Mount Moriah… Read More

Philadelphia City Paper Article: “For Cemetery Split Between Philly and Yeadon, A Grave Situation”

August 1, 2013 article (click here to read) by Paulina Reso: Mount Moriah Cemetery is poised for revival, if a thicket of legal, financial and ecological issues can be resolved.  

Stones And Stories At Mount Moriah Cemetery

A wonderful story published by Hidden City (Philadelphia) writer Dan Papa on July 15, 2013! Click here to read and see photos.

Philadelphia Inquirer article (Sunday, April 28, 2013): “Comcast Cares” Day at Mount Moriah Cemetery

Click here to read about “Comcast Cares” Day of Volunteerism at Philadelphia’s Mount Moriah Cemetery in the Philadelphia Inquirer (Sunday, April 28, 2013). In the words of Friends President Paulette Rhone: “The preservation of Mount Moriah took a quantum… Read More

Civil War Sesquicentennial commemoration events this weekend in Philadelphia

April 4, 2013 article on by Anthony Selletti: The focus for Civil War Park Day 2013 hosted by the Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, Inc, April 6th 2013 from 8AM until 1PM, at Mount Moriah Cemetery will… Read More

You Tube video on the current state of restoration:

View Kimberly Killeri’s video, “Mount Moriah Cemetery Feb. 2013” Click for video.

NBC10 Philadelphia News Broadcast (March 2, 2013)

Could a Rebirth Be on the Horizon for Local Cemetery? The City of Philadelphia is working with community members and Yeadon to restore and preserve Mount Moriah Cemetery. Click for video.