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Historical Monument To Overlook Graves Of Veterans In Philadelphia

A soldier’s monument that had been in storage since it was recovered after it was stolen years ago from the Mount Moriah Cemetery in Yeadon has been moved to a new home and the public will be able to see it Sunday during noon-time memorial ceremonies in East Falls.

05/25/2013

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Historic Society Re-Creates Philadelphia’s Oldest Memorial Day Ceremony

Dozens of people marched through Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Fairmount Park, yesterday, laying wreaths on the graves of Civil War soldiers in a re-creation of Philadelphia’s oldest Memorial Day ceremony.

05/30/2011