Explore these online exhibits to learn about the history of the district of Southwark.  

Bethel Burying Ground

When initially established in 1810, the Bethel Burying Ground was a suburban cemetery. Rev. Richard Allen and the trustees of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal

Exploring the City

Jim Murphy’s series “Exploring the City” features interesting oddities and fast facts about 32 historic sites worthy of exploration.

Fabric Row

A work in progress, this online exhibit aims to explore the community that gathered in and around South 4th Street in Queen Village.

Historical Markers

In this new series for QVNA Magazine, Jim Murphy writes about the 11 Pennsylvania Historical Markers currently placed within the boundaries of Queen Village.

Preserving Gloria Dei’s Churchyard

Gloria Dei’s churchyard is one of the oldest burial grounds in Philadelphia. Its “tenants” include sea captains, scientists, revolutionary and civil war soldiers, artists, and ministers.