Old St. Mary Cemetery
The cemetery also contains the remains of prominent Philadelphians, such as George Meade, Philadelphia cabinet makers Michael Bouvier and Anthony Quervelle, Postmaster General James Campbell, the Civil War Heroes Maj. Henry C. Wheland and Col. Charles Von Kusserow, children from St. Joseph’s Orphanage, the oldest Catholic Orphanage started in 1797, innumerable victims of the yellow fever plaques of the last decade of the 18th Century, American Military Personnel and foreign dignitaries such a Don Juan Bernabeu of Spain and Manuel Torres of Columbia. Discover their history.
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Location. 39° 56.745′ N, 75° 8.901′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on South 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 252 South 4th Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old St. Mary's (here, next to this marker); Manuel Torres (here, next to this marker); “The Place You Tread is Holy Ground-” (here, next to this marker); Honor the Immortal Dead (here, next to this marker); Old St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); Barry (a few steps from this marker); Caspar Wistar (within shouting distance of this marker); Philosophić et Scientić Domus (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
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