Christ Church Burial Ground

(Historic reënactors fire a volley during ceremonies at Christ Church Burial Ground, at 5th and Arch Streets, in Old City Philadelphia.  Photo by Molly Daly)

Old City Ceremony Honors Long-Forgotten Civil War Hero

Christ Church Burial Ground placed a plaque honoring Maj. Charles Izard McEuen, a founding member of the Union League who was later killed in battle just days before the Civil War ended.

05/25/2015

(credit: Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio)

Ceremony Held At Christ Church To Honor Civil War Hero

A ceremony was held at historic Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City to honor a Philadelphia native who was killed in action near the end of the Civil War.

05/27/2013

(The gravestone of Daniel Harrison in the Christ Church Burial Ground, 5th and Arch Streets, in Old City Philadelphia.  Photos by John McDevitt)

Historic Philadelphia Graveyard A Magnet For Genealogy Researchers

Many working on their family trees are traveling to a church burial ground in the oldest part of Philadelphia as part of their research.

05/03/2011

(The gravestone of Daniel Harrison is just one of many at Christ Church in Old City that people look at in search of clues to their genealogy. Credit: John McDevitt)

Genealogy And Graveyards: Many Look To Old City Burial Ground For Answers

Many attempting to trace their ancestry are including church graveyards in their search, including locally at Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City.

05/02/2011