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Restoration Project Gives New Life To Ben Franklin’s Grave

May 17 2017
Category: Press

For the past few weeks the opening in the brick wall surrounding Christ Church Burial Ground has been closed off with tarp. The main attraction sitting behind it—Benjamin Franklin’s grave—is currently undergoing careful restoration to rescue Franklin’s tombstone from a heavily damaged state.


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Philly playwright reimagines slightly uneasy ‘Peaceable Kingdom’

May 12 2017
Category: Press

Inspired by one of the most famous of Quaker paintings, a new play is being staged in Philadelphia. “Peaceable Kingdom” plays at Christ Church Neighborhood House, in Old City, until the end of May.


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Read about the next organ for Christ Church in “The Organ’s Voice”

May 06 2017
Category: Press

Our church patrons reflect on visiting CB Fisk to witness the making of the next organ for Christ Church.


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Restoring Franklin’s Marker: Onsite (VIDEO)

Apr 11 2017
Category: Press

Marco Federico of Materials Conservation explains ground preparations as his team prepares to restore Benjamin Franklin’s grave marker at Christ Church Burial Ground


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Restoring Ben Franklin’s Grave Marker (VIDEO)

Apr 05 2017
Category: Press

Senior Architectural Conservator Marco Federico of Materials Conservation explains how his team will preserve Benjamin Franklin’s grave marker later this month at Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City, Philadelphia.


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