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

The First Baptist Church of Philadelphia – Section 112

In 1681, King Charles II granted land to William Penn in settlement of a debt owed to Penn’s father.  The land, named Sylvania (Latin for woods), would later be renamed Pennsylvania to honor the senior Penn. In 1682,… Read More

Save the Gatehouse Façade

Can you help the Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery to save the iconic gatehouse from becoming a pile of rubble?

“Creatures of the Night” event at Mount Moriah

The Land Health Institute will be holding an evening event at the cemetery on February 24. Visit their website for more information and to register.

Year in Review

Dear Friend of Mount Moriah Cemetery: WHAT A DIFFERENCE A YEAR MAKES!!! Goals were met and in some instances exceeded! The results of our ongoing efforts to restore and preserve historic Mount Moriah Cemetery with the help of… Read More

Documentary Short Film: Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation by Elevate Cinema

Documentary Short Film: Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation from Elevate Cinema on Vimeo.

Update from the Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation Corporation

The Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation Corporation has prepared a report detailing the work completed and ongoing since becoming Receiver of the cemetery in 2014. Download the report (PDF)

“Forgotten People?”

A video about the cemetery produced by students from the Community College of Philadelphia:

Remember Our Fallen – One Wreath At A Time

This holiday season we want to honor those who helped build this great nation by placing a wreath on every grave in the Soldiers Plot, Naval Asylum Plot, and the Military Order of the Loyal Legion (MOLLUS) Plot.

June 27 Bird Walk and Creek Clean-up

Update: The Water Department and Audubon Society have canceled tomorrow’s Cobbs Creek clean-up event due to the inclement weather predicted and subsequent safety concerns. If it’s not raining hard, there will still be a bird walk held at 10… Read More