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Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Temple Gemiluth Chassed

 

—Port Gibson Historic Tour —

 
Temple Gemiluth Chassed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. Temple Gemiluth Chassed Marker
Inscription. 706 Church. 1891-92 Victorian Moro-Byzantine Revival. The architects of Temple Gemiluth Chassed, which means gift of the righteous, combined Moorish, Byzantine and Romanesque styles to produce a building unique in Mississippi.
 
Location. 31° 57.545′ N, 90° 58.958′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (U.S. 61) and Carroll Street, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 710 Church Street, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guthrie Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Shreve House (within shouting distance of this marker); Englesing Home (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Port Gibson (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bruinsburg (about 400 feet away); St. James Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
 
Regarding Temple Gemiluth Chassed. Gemiluth Chessed (Chassed) also means Acts
The Temple Gemiluth Chassed. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. The Temple Gemiluth Chassed.
of Loving Kindness.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Gemiluth Chessed at Port Gibson. (Submitted on June 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. History of the Gemiluth Chessed Synagogue at Port Gibson. (Submitted on June 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureChurches & Religion
 
Temple Gemiluth Chassed cornerstone. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
3. Temple Gemiluth Chassed cornerstone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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