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Find an Attraction: Sacred Places

Attraction Name Price Neighborhood
Shiloh Baptist

An historic church designed by the renowned Frank Furness

2040 Christian St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Neighborhoods: Graduate Hospital
National Museum of American Jewish History

Preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience

101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Center City East, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
The Woodlands Cemetery and Mansion

1840s cemetery and Federal-style mansion

4000 Woodland Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19104

Neighborhoods: West, West Philly
Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries

Who’s who of deceased Philadelphia in a magnificent setting

3822 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19132

Neighborhoods: North West, East Falls
Gloria Dei [Old Swedes’] Church

Oldest church in Pennsylvania is a link to early Swedish settlers

Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhoods: South Philadelphia
Bryn Athyn

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

900 Cathedral Road Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Neighborhoods:
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

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Avenue of the Arts, Benjamin Franklin Parkway / Logan Square, Market East / Convention Center
Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church

Active parish rich with the history of early Philadelphia life

3rd and Pine Streets Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
Saint George’s Methodist Church

Oldest continuously used Methodist church building in America

235 N. 4th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Philadelphia’s first Catholic Cathedral from 1810 to 1837

252 S. 4th St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
Old Pine Street (Third, Scots and Mariners) Presbyterian Church

The oldest Presbyterian church building in Philadelphia

412 Pine Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill
Mikveh Israel Congregation and Cemetery

Oldest Jewish congregation in Pennsylvania

44 N. Fourth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Historic Philadelphia, Independence National Historical Park, Old City
Old St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

Active parish where Catholicism took root and flourished in early Philadelphia

321 Willings Alley Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Historic District, Independence National Historical Park, 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

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

The oldest parcel of land continuously owned by African-Americans

419 S. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Society Hill
Christ Church

Where Colonial America made its break with the Church of England

20 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
Christ Church Burial Ground

Visit the graves of Benjamin Franklin and other early American leaders

5th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Neighborhoods: Center City Philadelphia, Old City
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