Mount Moriah, Philadelphia

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Mount Moriah
Neighborhood of Philadelphia
View of Center City skyscrapers from near the Gatehouse in Mount Moriah
View of Center City skyscrapers from near the Gatehouse in Mount Moriah
Mount Moriah is located in Philadelphia
Mount Moriah
Mount Moriah
Coordinates: Coordinates: 39°56′06″N 75°13′36″W / 39.9350°N 75.2267°W / 39.9350; -75.2267
Country  United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
City Philadelphia
Area code(s) Area code 215

Mount Moriah is a neighborhood in Southwest Philadelphia, east of Cobbs Creek in the vicinity of Kingsessing Avenue.[1]

The neighborhood shares its name with the Mount Moriah Cemetery which was founded next to Cobbs Creek in 1855.

The Joseph W. Catharine School was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[2]

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