Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, P.O. Box 5321, Philadelphia, PA 19142 – “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 on the Magic Detective Show

One of the cemetery’s notable burials, magician Robert Heller, is featured on Dean Carnegie’s YouTube series, The Magic Detective Show. Learn more about Robert Heller>

Update on the Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation Corporation

The hearing for the proposed appointment of the Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation Corporation to become the Receiver will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in City Hall Courtroom 416.

West Philly Runners and Fishtown Beer Runners

These running groups are supporting Mount Moriah in June with a run followed by a meet-up at a local bar for a few drinks. You don’t need to be a runner to come out and show your support!… Read More

Flags for Veterans – May 17, 2014

John Green, Camp Commander of Anna M. Ross Camp #1 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, is organizing a group to place flags for veterans on May 17 starting at 9 a.m. Please contact John at… Read More

Global Community Day Clean-Up Event – April 26

The next Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery clean-up is scheduled for April 26, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to coincide with Saint Joseph’s University’s Global Community Day. Volunteers from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania ROTC,… Read More

“Stories of Grave Importance”

“Stories of Grave Importance” will be a collection of stories that focus on the lives of some of the residents interred at Mount Moriah Cemetery. The project is a staged production done as a concerted reading detailing the… Read More

Park Day – Saturday, April 5, 2014

Registration begins at 8 a.m., but feel free to join us when you can. We’re expecting some lovely spring weather this weekend, but keep in mind there’s been a lot of rain recently and the ground is marshy…. Read More

Civil War Trust Park Day

Join us on April 5 for Civil War Trust and History Channel Park Day. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at 6201 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19142. The rain date will be April 12, 2014.

“Mount Moriah, My Backyard Circa 1950’s.”

The writer of this email has given us his permission to share it with you.  I have spent today looking at the on-line videos of a once great and beautiful place. My wife found your web site and… Read More