Friday, May 29, 2009

Germantown Upper Burial Ground

Received a note that the Germantown Upper Burying Ground will be open the second Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. (May through October).

Those dates are: June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11.

There will also be a Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 20, and they'll also be open Saturday, July 4, from noon to 2, with a bell ringing ceremony at 2 p.m.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

After a long rainy spell, the weather today is gorgeous. If you're in the city and feel like a tour, why not check out Old St. Mary's cemetery? It's located at 252 S. 4th Street in Center City, and features prominent graves like John Barry, Michael Bouvier, and Thomas Fitzsimons.