Most People Don’t Know This Park In Pennsylvania Was Built On Top Of A Burial Ground

Laughter and shrieks of unbridled excitement have emanated from Weccacoe Park in Pennsylvania for more than a century. Perhaps the centerpiece of the community, the park is a favorite with children who climb the play set, kick toward the clouds on the swings, and play on the tennis courts. But, part of the unassuming park in Pennsylvania sits atop an important part of Pennsylvanian history.

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Weccacoe Playground
Catharine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

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