Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Beth Elohim Cemetery
The Jewish community has emphasized leadership and public service from the beginning; Abraham Cohen, for example, was a member of the committee welcoming President George Washington in 1791. Three of Georgetown’s six Jewish mayors are buried here: Louis S. Ehrich (Mayor 1886–88), Harold Kaminski (1930–35), and Sylvan L. Rosen (1948–1961).
Erected 1997 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-44.)
Location. 33° 22.2′ N, 79° 16.8′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on Broad Street east of Church Street / Ocean Highway (U.S. 17), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker Bethel Church (a few steps from this marker); Prince George Winyah Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah (about 600 feet away); Georgetown (about 700 feet away); Antipedo Baptist Church / Old Baptist Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Company A, 10th South Carolina Infantry Regiment (about 700 feet away); Methodists (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard School (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
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