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Name Neighborhood Tags
Shiloh Baptist

An historic church designed by the renowned Frank Furness

2040 Christian St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhood: Graduate Hospital Tags: architecture, frank furness, graduate hospital, sacred places,
National Museum of American Jewish History

Preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience

101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: architecture, attractions, center city, congregation mikveh israel, historic philadelphia, independence mall, jewish museums, judaica, museums, national museum of american jewish history, old city, sacred places,
The Woodlands Cemetery and Mansion

1840s cemetery and Federal-style mansion

4000 Woodland Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhood: West, West Philly Tags: andrew hamilton, federal-style mansion, philadelphia cemeteries, sacred places, west philadelphia, woodlands cemetery and mansion,
Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries

Who’s who of deceased Philadelphia in a magnificent setting

3822 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19132

Neighborhood: North West, East Falls Tags: laurel hill cemetery, philadelphia cemeteries, sacred places, schuylkill river, west laurel hill cemetery,
Gloria Dei [Old Swedes’] Church

Oldest church in Pennsylvania is a link to early Swedish settlers

Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhood: South Philadelphia Tags: episcopal, gloria dei, national historic site, old swedes, philadelphia churches, sacred places,
Bryn Athyn

Cathedral for the General Church of New Jerusalem (New Church)

900 Cathedral Road Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Neighborhood: Tags: bryn athyn, montgomery county, new church, philadelphia churches, sacred places, swedenborgian, the church of new jerusalem,
Arch Street United Methodist Church

Majestic Methodist church, the oldest structure on Center Square, in the shadow of City Hall

Broad & Arch Streets Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Market East / Convention Center Tags: arch street united methodist church, broad and arch, center square, city hall, logan square, market east, philadelphia churches, sacred places,
Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church

Active parish rich with the history of early Philadelphia life

3rd and Pine Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, places of worship, sacred places, saint peter's episcopal church, society hill,
Saint George’s Methodist Church

Oldest continuously used Methodist church building in America

235 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old city, places of worship, sacred places, saint george's methodist church,
Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Philadelphia’s first Catholic Cathedral from 1810 to 1837

252 S. 4th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old st. mary's catholic church, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Old Pine Street (Third, Scots and Mariners) Presbyterian Church

The oldest Presbyterian church building in Philadelphia

412 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old pine street presbyterian church, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Mikveh Israel Congregation and Cemetery

Oldest Jewish congregation in Pennsylvania

44 N. Fourth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City Tags: cemeteries, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, mikveh israel, places of worship, sacred places,
Old St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Active parish where Catholicism took root and flourished in early Philadelphia

321 Willings Alley Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill Tags: churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, old st. joseph's catholic church, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Arch Street Friends Meeting House

1804 Quaker meeting house is the largest of its kind in the world

320 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: arch street friends meeting house, churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, places of worship, sacred places,
Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

The oldest parcel of land continuously owned by African-Americans

419 S. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Society Hill Tags: african american, churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, mother bethel, places of worship, sacred places, society hill,
Christ Church

Where Colonial America made its break with the Church of England

20 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: christ church, churches, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, places of worship, sacred places,
Christ Church Burial Ground

Visit the graves of Benjamin Franklin and other early American leaders

5th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhood: Center City Philadelphia, Old City Tags: cemeteries, christ church burial ground, historic attractions, historic philadelphia, history, independence national historical park, sacred places,
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