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A Historical Treasure

Easy entrance to this well-preserved, large Jewish Cemetery dating to the Revolutionary War. Very... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2017
jbwhitehouse
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Dallas, Texas
Historical Inspiration

We chose to visit on the spur of the moment and are glad we did. The headstones and statues and... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2017
retiredpat
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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18 May 2018
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6 Aug 2017
“A Historical Treasure”
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Cool to visit but we could only see from the outside. The gates were closed so we couldn’t drive in and explore. Check the hours first.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Easy entrance to this well-preserved, large Jewish Cemetery dating to the Revolutionary War. Very interesting to walk among the graves and learn by reading the headstones. There is a washing faucet by the entrance as well as stones.

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We chose to visit on the spur of the moment and are glad we did. The headstones and statues and markers have such great history. When you visit, take time to read, contemplate and remember what history is represented at this Jewish Military Cemetery. Some...More

Thank retiredpat
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Add the Hebrew Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, to the list of outstanding cemeteries in the United States, a must-see attraction for travelers and historians. If you enjoyed your visit to Hollywood Cemetery across town on the James River, you'll enjoy your tour of the Hebrew...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Oldest active Jewish Cemetery in the South (USA). Also has the only Jewish military burial site outside of Israel. Nobody else has that! Beautiful place that shows the immigrant American Dream. A good amount of the tombstones show where in Old Europe the person was...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed May 4, 2015

This cemetery is a must see if you like history. It is the only Hebrew military cemetery in the US. The wrought iron fencing around the Civil War part is an amazing display of rifles and swords. Hard to find but worth it.

Thank SoilDoctor
Reviewed December 15, 2014

More than 30 confederate soldiers are buried here in a fenced in section near the front of the cemetery because nearby military cemeteries at the time wouldn't accept Jews. A number of graves date from the 1800s and are largely in Hebrew. Mostly German Jews....More

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