Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery

Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery (HMYCN)

Location: Vicksburg, MS 39183 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 20.76', W 90° 51.251'

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This site is the second Jewish cemetery on Vicksburg. The exact location of the first cemetery has not been determined. The first burial here was that of Meyer Meyer on May 16, 1865. Four rabbis who served this congregation have there final resting place in this cemetery.

Rabbi Bernhard Gotthelf, born February 5, 1819, was a Union chaplain who served as the first rabbi in Vicksburg. He died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1878.

Rabbi Herman M. Bien (1835-1895) was born in Hesse Cassel, Germany.

Rabbi Sol L. Kory (1879-1936) linked the local Orthodox and Reform Congregations.

Rabbi Adolf Phillipsborn (1888-1967) escaped the Nazi Holocaust.
Year Placed2005
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 7:09pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 701939 N 3580812
Decimal Degrees32.34600000, -90.85418333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.76', W 90° 51.251'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 45.60" N, 90° 51' 15.06" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2499 Old Confederate Ave, Vicksburg MS 39183, US
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