Old Pine Conservancy Resumes Tours Of Historic Graveyard

Old Pine Conservancy will restart tours of the historic graveyard at Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 412 Pine Street, Philadelphia, on Flag Day, Sunday, June 14, noon to 4 p.m. 

Old Pine’s churchyard in Society Hill – which predates the church’s opening in 1768 – contains the graves of 285 veterans of the American Revolution. In addition, the 3,000 to 4,000 residents include ship captains and privateers, politicians, printers, merchants, artisans, ministers, and other Philadelphians who helped create the U.S.

Due to the continuing COVID-19 crisis, tours are restricted as follows:

  • Tours are limited to ten people per group. Old Pine Conservancy can accommodate more than ten people at a time if it receives enough advance notice to provide more than one tour guide.  • All tours are outside; no tours of the church sanctuary are available during the COVID-19 crisis• Everyone must wear a mask• Everyone must maintain social distancing of at least six feet
  • Tours for the rest of the summer will be Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All tours are free. For those wishing to make a donation, contributions to Old Pine Conservancy can be made by credit card via the Conservancy’s handy DipJar.

For more information or to arrange a tour, please email oldpine1768@gmail.com.