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Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Jewish Cemetery

 
 
Jewish Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
1. Jewish Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Thousands of Jewish emigrants escaping religious persecution and economic oppression in Germany and Eastern Europe joined the Gold Rush to California.

They brought with them a strong work ethic and religious conviction. These settlers were among Oroville’s earliest workers, merchants and civic leaders.

According to religious custom Jewish persons are buried in their own cemetery. This cemetery was established April 5, 1859. this plaque is donated by Congregation Beth Israel, Chico, California in memory of those original Jewish settlers.
 
Erected by Congregation Beth Israel.
 
Location. 39° 30.192′ N, 121° 34.252′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Feather River Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1876 Feather River Boulevard, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oroville Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Deputy Sheriff Randal Eugene Jennings (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chinese Temple (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oroville Carnegie Library
Jewish Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 14, 2012
2. Jewish Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Oroville Municipal Airport (approx. one mile away); Butte County Court House at Oroville (approx. one mile away); County Community Well (approx. one mile away); Butte County Courthouse Bricks (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Oroville.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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