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When: This Saturday!
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Eden Cemetery
1434 Springfield Road
Collingdale, Pennsylvania  19023
United States
Contact: Victoria Ford
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Historic Eden Cemetery 
Day of Service:
Part Two!  

Saturday, June 11 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

1434 Springfield Road,Collingdale, PA 19023     

Please join MLK365, Friends of Historic Eden Cemetery and WURD Radio for a day of volunteer service at historic Eden Cemetery.

Volunteers are needed to help finish the work started at our May 21st project by painting the front gate and perimeter fence. A picnic lunch will be provided for all volunteers. 

WURD radio host, Michael Coard will provide volunteers with a general overview of Eden's history and local author, Craig Williams will discuss his book about gold medal Olympian John Baxter Taylor who resides at Eden.

CLICK HERE to learn more or RSVP to volunteer. If you have questions, contact MLK365 Staff at (215) 665-2475 or

Created in 1902, Eden Cemetery is the first African American Cemetery in the United States. Eden serves as the final resting place for some of our country and region's most notable African Americans, including opera legend Marian Andersen, 19th-century Philadelphia civil rights leader Octavius Catto, and Christopher Perry, the founder of the Philadelphia Tribune, the nation's oldest continuously published African American newspaper.To learn more about Eden Cemetery, 

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