Marysville in Yuba County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Marysville Hebrew Cemetery
1855 – 1945
The cemetery was originally described as “One block square... surrounded by a high brick wall with a brick house that is used in connection with the cemetery." characteristic of Jewish cemeteries everywhere.
The bricks in the pillars are from Marysville circa 1850-1900. The gates are from a former Jewish Cemetery in San Francisco.
This memorial was dedicated on June 29, 2008, the 26th of Sivan, 5768 in the Hebrew calendar, by the Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries & Landmarks in the West. Judah I. Magnes Museum (the successor to the Marysville Hebrew Benevolent Society) and by Congregation Beth Shalom of Yuba-Sutter CA.
These gates are dedicated to Dick Marguette and Bernice Schumer. They along with unsung others made it possible to restore this historic cemetery.
For more information please contact
The Commission – Magnes Museum, Berkeley CA (510) 549-6950
Our Thanks to Those Whose Good Works Made This Art Possible from The Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries & Landmarks in the West, Congregation Beth Shalom, The Marysville City Cemetery Commission, Grant Menghini – Stonemason. Yuba Roots and The People and City of Marysville.
Erected 2008 by Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries & Landmarks in the West.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 39° 9.685′ N, 121° 35.287′ W. Marker is in Marysville, California, in Yuba County. Marker can be reached from B Street (California Route 70), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marysville CA 95901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marysville City Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Marysville City Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); River Pumps (approx. one mile away); Ellis Lake (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Yuba County Courthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); José Manuel Ramírez Rosales (approx. 1½ miles away); Yuba County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1½ miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Marysville (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marysville.
More about this marker. This marker is located in the Marysville City Cemetery at the northern city limits of Marysville.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.