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

Buy a Friends T-Shirt and Support the Cemetery!

T-shirts are in stock! They will be available at restoration events or you can pay online or via check and we’ll ship them to you. Shirts are available in medium, large, and x-large for $16.00 each plus a… Read More

Mount Moriah Cemetery Awarded AIA Landmark Building Award

On June 8, 2016, Mount Moriah Cemetery was awarded the prestigious AIA Landmark Building Award for the Gatehouse. This award recognizes structures of architectural or historical significance. The Romanesque revival Gatehouse was designed by architect Stephen Decatur Button. This… Read More

Upcoming Tours at Mount Moriah

Upcoming tours to be held at Mount Moriah: These events support by raising awareness and funds for our restoration efforts. Everyone is encouraged to attend an event! June 12 – Hidden City Tour (sold out!) June 18 –… Read More

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)