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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spare Game

“Wild Bill” Hickok was a legendary character from the Old West – a scout, lawman, gunfighter, and gambler. As the story goes, during a poker game at Saloon #10 in… 149 more words

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Uncovering Philadelphia: Mount Moriah Cemetery

On our first segment of Uncovering Philadelphia, we decided to expose the forgotten and overgrown cemetery that is Mount Moriah Cemetery. One of the oldest cemeteries in the city, Mount Moriah is home to thousands of forgotten men and women. 15 more words

Fred N. Hartley -The Visit - 52 Ancestors 2015 #48

This will be my entry for the theme of “Thankful” and it should become clear why I am thankful as this story unfolds.  A few days ago I was finally able to do something that had long been on my genealogy wish list. 1,509 more words

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Death's Garden: The Allure of the Abandoned Cemetery

by Ed Snyder

Last weekend , my friend Frank and I explored Mount Moriah Cemetery (established 1855) in Southeast Philadelphia. Although I’d been there innumerable times, it’s been years since I’d explored the central monument area, which is way overgrown with trees, cascading picker vines, and poison ivy. 1,464 more words

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Beautiful Dilapidation or Disrespectful Negligence? Mount Moriah Cemetery

Some people I’ve met so far in the Greater Philadelphia area and Delco (short for Delaware County) blanch when they hear the word “Yeadon”.

Yeadon, as it happens, is a fairly nice town, a relatively quiet frontier city at the edge of West Philadelphia staving off townhouse incursion into Delco. 827 more words

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