Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Temple Anshe Chesed 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.
This marker was erected in memory of Morris and Mollie B. Grundfest and Ike and June F. Grundfest.
Location. 32° 20.76′ N, 90° 51.251′ 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. Anshe Chesed Congregation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis (about 500 feet away); Texas (approx. ¼ 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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