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Fairhill: Historic Fairhill Cleans Up the Neighborhood

By Rhonda Elnaggar and Charles Brown, PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com

Modest and unassuming Quaker memorials at the Fairhill Burial Ground reach no taller than a shinbone and stand in great contrast to the looming trees growing throughout the cemetery.

A youth mentor worked with children gardening in the burial ground

Historic Fairhill is the nonprofit organization which operates the burial grounds as an education center and historic site.  The plot of land was commissioned by the founder of Quakerism, George Fox, back in 1691 and is listed with the National Register of Historic Places. Read More