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Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim

 
 
Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 17, 2011
1. Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker
Inscription. The section of the cemetery encompassing the area behind this marker, bounded by the lane to the east, the sidewalk to the west, and the wall to the south, was established in 1892 as the burial ground for Congregation Ahavath Achim, chartered in 1887 as the city’s first synagogue composed primarily of Jews of Eastern European descent.

The small section of graves to the right, bounded by the sidewalk and corner ground markers, is the burial ground of the Kadish Lodge, a mutual aid society established in 1896 by Russian Jews which provided its members sick benefits and free burial plots.
 
Location. 33° 44.83′ N, 84° 22.31′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE 0.1 miles east of Oakland Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is located in Oakland Cemetery, between the extension of Martin Luther King Jr Ave in the cemetery and the Memorial Drive (south) wall. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Dead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clement Anselm Evans
Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 17, 2011
2. Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker
(about 400 feet away); John Brown Gordon (about 400 feet away); Alfred Iverson, Jr. (about 400 feet away); Confederate Soldiers Plot (about 400 feet away); Slave Square (about 400 feet away); Dr. Noel d'Alvigny (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 17, 2011
3. Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker
Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 17, 2011
4. Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker
Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 17, 2011
5. Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim Marker
Kadish Lodge Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 17, 2011
6. Kadish Lodge Burial Ground
 
 
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