7 Historic Philly Cemeteries Where You Can Walk and Headstone Hunt

May 13, 2020 by Claire Sasko

“Sure, cemeteries haven’t always been regarded as the most uplifting of places. But when getting outside while maintaining social distancing is increasingly challenging, people are turning to them as places of solace and refuge.

As one of the nation’s first population centers, Philadelphia is home to many beautiful and historic graveyards that hold endless stories about the figures who shaped this city — and the world.”

Laurel Hill Cemetery is the first cemetery listed as a place to headstone hunt for notable burials.