Churchyard Records

Here is a list of surnames of many of our permanent residents. This list is being updated as we add records to our website.

History Stories

Gloria Dei’s churchyard is one of the oldest burial grounds in Philadelphia. its “tenants” include sea captains, scientists, revolutionary and civil war soldiers, artists, and ministers.


Explore our collection of historic images and illustrations to learn more about the history of the property. Also, here we share photographs from some of our recent events and programs.

History Mystery Bicycle Ride

Learn about Gloria Dei’s history through this self-guided tour

Enjoy a casual bike ride or stroll through Philadelphia.  Start at Historic Gloria Dei Church and follow the map through Old City and Independence Mall.  Open the map on your smartphone to get started and follow the route to the various points of interest.


This section contains videos from various events hosted by the Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation. We also share other videos that showcase our history and heritage.