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Explore the Old Swedes graveyard at your leisure and discover the remarkable people buried here.
In our quarterly magazine, we publish our research about those who are buried in our graveyards and their impact upon Philadelphia’s history. Here are some of our recent issues:
We conduct research into the lives of those buried here and share their stores in our magazine and on our website.
Jacob Jackson, Jr.
Born into a family of mariners, he died in the Potomac River.
She had a great ability to locate hard-to-find interviewees.
This Scot was a stone cutter, firefighter & gunpowder-protector in the War of 1812.
Sarah Garrett Lungren
She grew up at “The Lilacs” – one of the homes used to create Philly’s Fairmount Park.
He was a paper-maker and hotel landlord who left an impressive family legacy.
A Tale of Two Brothers: Augustus and Edward Sargent
Augustus Sargent and his brother Edward were closely linked in their lives and careers.