The land was donated by William Penn in 1693 as a burial ground for members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers. The meetinghouse was designed by Own Biddle and built between 1803 and 1805 atop the graveyard.
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Philadelphia, PA 19106
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211 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19106