Little Known Black History Fact: Queens Village Playground

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In 1910, the Mother Bethel AME Church built a park on the land. Since that time, archeologists have excavated wooden coffins from the area, but nothing has been officially recorded for the land. The Neighbors Association and friends of Weccacoe Park have raised $500,000 to renovate the play area. The residents hope that the Bethel Burial Ground will receive recognition as a historical place in Philadelphia’s history as well as a play area for the community.

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