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Free Guided Graveyard Tour (Nov 9th)

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

The historic colonial churchyard surrounding Old Pine Church retains many tombstones marking the burial location of some 3,000 late 18th and very early 19th century Philadelphians. We count among those buried:

  • A signer of the U.S. Constitution
  • 3 Continental Congress attendees
  • 2 colonial printers
  • Over 200 Revolutionary War soldiers
  • 1 Tory (oops!)
  • Ringer of the Liberty Bell
  • 9 members of the Carpenter’s Company of Philadelphia
  • 15 medical doctors
  • 20 lawyers
  • 22 sea captains
  • 4 silversmiths
  • 4 stone masons
  • 5 tavern keepers
  • a host of tradesmen and everyday citizens

Join us for this free guided churchyard tour to learn about the fascinating individuals buried here.

 

Details

Date:
November 9
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church
412 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Organizer

Old Pine Conservancy

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