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Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel — The Middle East
 

Mishkenot Sheananim

 
 
Mishkenot Sheananim Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2019
1. Mishkenot Sheananim Marker
Inscription.  English Text:

This was the first Jewish neighborhood built outside the walls of the old city of Jerusalem (1860). It was successfully defended by the Haganah during the disturbances of 1929, 1936-1939 and during the War of Independence. Its strategic location greatly enhanced the Eastern defenses of the city.
 
Location. 31° 46.29′ N, 35° 13.446′ E. Marker is in Jerusalem, Jerusalem District. Marker is at the intersection of Heinrich Heine Street and Sderot Blumfield, on the right when traveling north on Heinrich Heine Street. This marker is located in a municipal park, affixed to a cut stone wall, just west of a windmill. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tombs from the First Temple Period (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Priestly Blessing (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ketef Hinnom (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Cave 24 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Jaffa Gate (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Pool of Shiloah (Siloam) (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Western Wall
Mishkenot Sheananim Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2019
2. Mishkenot Sheananim Marker
(approx. 1.1 kilometers away); The Large Stone Structure (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jerusalem.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Mishkenot Sheananim Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2019
3. Mishkenot Sheananim Marker
Mishkenot Sheananim Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2019
4. Mishkenot Sheananim Marker
View of the nearby windmill, as seen from the vicinity of the marker.
Mishkenot Sheananim Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 8, 2019
5. Mishkenot Sheananim Marker
Distant view of the walled, Old City of Jerusalem, as seen from the vicinity of the marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 31, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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