Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia

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  • September 26, 2017
    Christ Church burial ground is about a two acre cemetery where over four thousand people are buried. There are five of the fifty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence buried here. The most no...  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    Ben Franklin was laid to rest here. It is said to be good luck for a year if you throw a penny and it lands head up on Ben's grave. It was $4 to go in cemetery and get a map. The money goes to upkeep ...  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    Sadly when I got there the cemetery was closed, however you can still see Benjamin Franklin's grave from the outside, and it is supposedly good luck to put a penny on his grave.  more »
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  • June 8, 2017
    Well kept grounds, peaceful and clean. Not spooky. In the daytime at least.
  • June 4, 2017
    A lover of history cannot but love walking this small cemetery. An essential stop in Philadelphia.
  • May 18, 2017
    Very historical. Many famous Americans are buried here.
  • April 4, 2017
    Cool little historic graveyard where Franklin and other famous people are buried. Old gravestones. Very small donation to enter, but worth walking through.
  • March 13, 2017
    Be ready to pay, $2 a person just to walk around. Can see the Franklin grave from the road

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