NameMount Moriah Cemetery
City, StatePhiladelphia, PA


Meeting place6201 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19142, GPS: 39* 55.820 N/ 075* 14.037 W
Meeting time8:00 AM
Planned ActivitiesClearing dense vegetation, brush, and debris. Locating and documenting Civil War veteran graves.
Planned Low-Impact Activities
Other Activities
Bring tools?Yes, volunteers with gas powered trimmers, chain saws, loppers, pruning shears, etc. welcome. Work gloves necessary. Wear long sleeved shirts, long pants, boots. If available, bring hand held GPS for navigation and grave marking.
Food providedNo


NameSam Ricks
Preregistration Required?No

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Rain dateApril 7
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Please note: Mount Moriah Cemetery is the largest abandoned cemetery in the United States. Cemetery contains more Congressional Medal of Honor graves than any other cemetery in Pennsylvania. Fourteen of these CMOH graves are from the Civil War.

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