News Papers Articles


Origination Articles

  1. The Franklin Cemetery Proposal - 22 October 1839
  2. The Franklin Cemetery - 24 October 1839
  3. The Franklin Cemetery - 28 October 1839
  4. The New Burying Ground (Letter to the Editor) - 9 November 1839
  5. The Franklin Cemetery (Response to Editorial) - 10 December 1839
  6. Abstracts of the Last Legislature - Incorporation of Franklin Cemetery - 10 December 1840

Organizational Articles

  1. Lot Holders Meeting - 2 December 1871
  2. Lot Holders Meeting - 11 December 1871
  3. Lot Holders Meeting - 25 December 1871
  4. Lot Holders Meeting - 7 January 1871
  5. Lot Holders Meeting - 9 January 1872

Political Articles

  1. From Harrisburg, House of Representatives; Senate - 30 May 1840
  2. By Last Night's Western Mail; Legislature of Pennsylvania - 14 February 1846
  3. The Offending Cemetery Superintendent - 18 July 1870
  4. City Intelligence, Local Summary (Pertaining to the Cemetery Superintendent) - 22 July 1870
  5. Cemetery in Philly to become Playground - 6 September 1947
  6. To Replace Cemetery with Playground - 6 September 1947
  7. Cemetery Playground - 6 September 1947
  8. Grave Conversion - 6 September 1947
  9. Old Cemetery Will Be New Playground - 7 September 1947
  10. Old Cemetery To Be Playground - 3 November 1948

Civil War Related Articles

  1. Military Funerals - 4 October 1862
  2. Post No. 46 G.A.R Assignment - 30 May 1868
  3. Current Notes - 8 June 1870
  4. Decoration of Solders' Graves at Franklin Cemetery - 16 June 1871
  5. Local Affairs, Decoration Day - 29 May 1873
  6. The City and Suburbs, Local Summary - 23 May 1877
  7. Flower-Strewn Mounds, Decoration Day in the City - 31 May 1877
  8. Decoration Day - 29 May 1880
  9. Frederick Brenn of the 27th Regiment PA Volunteers Burial Notice
  10. A Bivouac of the Dead, Decorations, and Exercises at Mount Moriah and other Cemeteries - 31 May 1888
  11. Flowers, Orations, and Parades Soldiers Remember Those Who Marched with Them Years Ago - 31 May 1891
  12. Schuyler Post's Work - 31 May 1891
  13. Schuyler Post's Strength - 31 May 1895
  14. A Veteran Buried with all Honors - 21 October 1895
  15. The Survivors Honor the Dead - 30 May 1895
  16. Schuyler Post Busy - 31 May 1896
  17. Veterans Ready for Memorial Day - 23 May 1897
  18. Maimed Heroes There - 31 May 1898
  19. Veterans Place Flowers on Graves of Comrades Battle-Scared Soldiers of Civil War Pay Another Tribute - 31 May 1902

Advertisements

  1. Burial Lots for Sale - 22 July 1840
  2. Franklin Cemetery - Opening Advertisement - 5 March 1841
  3. Franklin Cemetery - Lot Offering Advertisement - 6 August 1841
  4. Franklin Cemetery - Lot Offering Advertisement - 7 August 1841
  5. Franklin Cemetery - Lot Offering Advertisement - 23 August 1841
  6. Franklin Cemetery - Lots for Sale from $3.00 - $25.00 - 10 December, 1845
  7. Plot Auction Advertisement - 5 Lots Available - 3 July 1846
  8. Plot Auction Advertisement - 5 Lots Available - 8 July 1846
  9. Burial Lots for Sale - 6 July 1866
  10. Burial Lots for Sale - 9 July 1866

General Articles

  1. Supposed Suicide--Serious Altercation - 11 September 1860
  2. Supposed Suicide-Stabbing Affray - 11 September 1869
  3. Board of Health - 21 July 1870
  4. Another Sad Scene - 16 August 1880
  5. Last Rites - 5 February 1883
  6. City Notes - 16 January 1888
  7. Purse Strings Unloosened - 8 April 1889
  8. Fell Into Grave - 9 November 1896
  9. Spiritualist and Suicide has Last Wish Fulfilled - 11 September 1900
  10. Woman's Body Turned to Stone - 4 November 1903
  11. Fire Sweeps Graveyard; Destroys Many Markers - 3 December 1903
  12. Old Pete's Little Joke - 10 December 1910
  13. Of Course Not - 6 April 1911
  14. Death, Sickness, Poverty Prey on This Household - 1 January 1913
  15. Golden Jubilee for Free Chapel - 25 April 1914
  16. Robbers Divide Loot Amid Bones in Tomb - 18 January 1932

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