“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Anshe Chesed Congregation

Anshe Chesed Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 29, 2011
1. Anshe Chesed Congregation Marker
Inscription. Meaning "men of kindness," the Anshe Chesed Congregation was organized in 1841 and formally chartered by the State of Mississippi in 1862. It was a founding member of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations in 1874. Anshe Chesed is the second oldest Reform Jewish congregation in Mississippi.
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 32° 20.787′ N, 90° 51.295′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grove Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis (about 300 feet away); Texas (approx. mile away); John C Pemberton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stephen Dill Lee (approx. half a mile away); Lloyd Tilghman Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Surrender Interview Site (approx. one mile away); The End In Sight (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Vicksburg.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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