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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Anshe Chesed Congregation

 
 
Anshe Chesed Congregation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, November 29, 2011
1. Anshe Chesed Congregation Marker
Inscription.  Meaning "men of kindness," the Anshe Chesed Congregation was organized in 1841 and formally chartered by the State of Mississippi in 1862. It was a founding member of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations in 1874. Anshe Chesed is the second oldest Reform Jewish congregation in Mississippi.
 
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 32° 20.787′ N, 90° 51.302′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grove Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Company B, (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Artillery Company, (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery (about 300 feet away); C S Missouri (about 300 feet away); Jefferson Davis (about 300 feet away); C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (about 400 feet away); John Gregg (about 400 feet away); Mississippi Company A 1st Light Artillery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
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View of marker in front of the Anshe Chesed Temple on Grove Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. View of marker in front of the Anshe Chesed Temple on Grove Street.
View from marker looking west on Grove Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. View from marker looking west on Grove Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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