Editor's note: This article was originally published in October 2016 and has since been updated with the most recent information. Molly Web contributed to this map.
Philly's own Benjamin Franklin once said, "Show me your cemeteries and I will tell you what kind of people you have." Based on those wise words, this city's people have been hard-working, patriotic, and regarded of utmost esteem for decades upon decades. Philadelphia is filled with certified historic cemeteries dating back to the late 1600s, where our founding fathers like Franklin himself have been laid to rest, and we've rounded up 16 of them right here. Some of them are neglected and downright spooky, while others have been beautifully maintained throughout history.
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