Christ Church Burial Ground at 5th and Arch Streets in Philadelphia is the final resting place for several signers of the Declaration of Independence, including Benjamin Franklin and his wife, Deborah. Other signers buried in the cemetery are Joseph Hewes, Francis Hopkinson, George Ross and Benjamin Rush. Christ Church, an Episcopal church founded in 1695 and a place of worship for many of the famous Revolutionary War participants, including George Washington, owns the cemetery. The cemetery, located across from the Visitors Center and National Constitution Center, began in 1719.
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