Bethel Burial Ground

Also known as: Bethel Burying Ground, Bethel Church Burial Ground, Bethel Colored Burial Ground, Queen Street Burial Ground, Weccacoe Playground
405-425 Queen St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Former African-American Cemetery, now in use as a playground/park


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1924 park pavilion in Weccacoe Playground, a small park in south Philadelphia, at 405-425 Queen St. It covers the NRHP listed Bethel Burial Ground which is in the playground's SW corner, behind the pavillion.

Photo taken by Smallbones

License: Public domain: Released by author

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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 5, 2016.

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2016: Added by Michael Miller