Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Beth Elohim Cemetery
The Jewish community has emphasized leadership and public service from the beginning; Abraham Cohen, for example, was a member of the committee welcoming President George Washington in 1791. Three of Georgetown’s six Jewish mayors are buried here: Louis S. Ehrich (Mayor 1886–88), Harold Kaminski (1930–35), and Sylvan L. Rosen (1948–1961).
Erected 1997 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-44.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1772.
Location. 33° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethel Church (a few steps from this marker); Prince George Winyah Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah (about 600 feet away); Georgetown (about 700 feet away); Antipedo Baptist Church / Old Baptist Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Elisha Screven (about 700 feet away); Company A, 10th South Carolina Infantry Regiment (about 700 feet away); William Screven (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,878 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 20, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 13, 2016, by Sharon F. Corey of Pawleys Island, South Carolina.
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