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.
If you wish to take in a day of culture and history, there are plenty of places to choose from whether your interests are in architecture, art or history.
For the best of the best guided tours, check out these extraordinary sights and attractions that even veteran Philadelphians should appreciate.
Whether you are looking into the churches of Philly for spiritual reasons, historical significance or just because you admire their architecture, here are a few standouts worth a visit.
In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
Christmas Eve services took place all around the Delaware Valley Tuesday, including at historic Christ Church in Old City — where the kids were the stars of the show.
Philadelphia said goodbye on Tuesday to a relentless former councilwoman who always stood up for her neighborhoods in the Northeast.
A weekly farmers’ market opens in Old City, a West Philadelphia restaurant holds a seafood extravaganza for charity, and a nonprofit organization readies for its third nighttime market event of the season.
Philadelphia is not a city that has organized tours of the final resting places of the famous that travel from one cemetery or burial ground to the next, so you’ll need to do it on your own. Here’s a guide to the burial sites of the famous in the Philadelphia area.
Many working on their family trees are traveling to a church burial ground in the oldest part of Philadelphia as part of their research.
Many attempting to trace their ancestry are including church graveyards in their search, including locally at Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City.
Most people know Philadelphia as the birth place of liberty — the place where concepts like freedom of speech and Democracy were perfected.
Christmas Eve in Old City featured two different reenactments of the humble beginnings of Christmas.