Weccacoe Playground

Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
October 05, 2019 - 3:16 pm
The Weccacoe Playground in Society Hill now has a historic marker recognizing the centuries old African American burying ground that sits underneath. The marker is one of many milestones to come.
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The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission just approved 18 new historical markers, more than a half dozen in the Philadelphia area.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
March 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission just approved 18 new historical markers, more than a half dozen in the Philadelphia area. One is a big win for protectors of a 19th century burying ground. The Bethel Burying Ground at 4th and Queen streets in...
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Philadelphia police are investigating a racially-charged act of vandalism at a Queen Village playground.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
August 02, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two young boys have come forward as the ones who hung a black doll on a noose at Weccacoe Playground in Queen Village, unaware of the history of the property or lynching in the U.S. Philadelphia police began investigating the incident Thursday afternoon, believing it...
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