Guess the Historic Landmark

How well do you know the historic buildings of our borough?  See how many clues it takes for you to guess the historic landmark described below!

  • This landmark is not visible from the street because it sits on a hill in the northeast area of the borough. 
  • Walking, biking or driving by the location on Providence Road, you may have noticed a historical marker installed by Media Borough Council in 1977.
  • It is the place where the first Quaker inhabitants of the surrounding farms were buried.
  • The oldest graves here are marked by rough field stones, the oldest dating back to 1704.
  • The property was part of the original land grant that William Penn made to William Taylor in 1682.
  • Relatives of President Zachary Taylor were buried here.

If you guessed the Sandy Bank Burial Ground, congratulations!  If you’d like to check it out, you can find it on the eastern side of Providence Road, close to the water tower and Five Points.