More Civil War Sites
Philadelphia Civil War
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia PA 19132
Established in 1835, this historic cemetery is a who’s-who of Philadelphia families. Forty Civil War generals including George Meade are buried here. Cemetery maps and an inexpensive guidebook are available at the cemetery office.
Open Monday–Friday 8 am–4:30 pm; weekends 9:30 am–5 pm. Free.
Bucks County Civil War Roundtable Library and Museum
32 N Broad St, Doylestown PA 18901
Exhibits include items from local units, musical instruments, uniforms and general Civil War and GAR items. Open Saturday 10:30 am–2 pm. Free, donations welcome.
608 Broad St, Milford PA 18337
A blood-stained 36-star flag believed to have cushioned Abraham Lincoln’s head shortly after he was shot at Ford’s Theatre is featured here. Other Civil War items and a description of the flag’s history also are on exhibit.
Open April–June and September–November 1–4 pm Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
Open July and August 1–4 pm Wednesday–Sunday. $5/adult.
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