No kidding, the oldest continuously operating graveyard?

“Out the right hand side window, you’ll see the oldest, continuously operating graveyard in America.”

Just one of the fun facts our conductor shared with us on the nearly three hour jaunt from New York to DC.  And, in case you were wondering, the graveyard is in Wilmington across the street from the newly-named Joe Biden Transportation Center.

Other trivia:

–  Where the designer of the Pennsylvania Railroad WWII monument in 30th Street Station built a house for his wife.

–  Why it is called Boat House Row in Philly.

–  Why the Susquehanna River is the shortest commercially navigated river in the nation

–  And the reasoning behind naming Biden Station, Biden Station.  Apparently, the VEEP is from Wilimington.


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