Mount Moriah, Philadelphia

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Mount Moriah
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
StatePennsylvania
CountyPhiladelphia County
CityPhiladelphia
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] The 19142 zip code is included in this area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.phila.gov/phils/Docs/otherinfo/pname2.htm
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.