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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Temple Cemetery

 
 
The Temple Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
1. The Temple Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  The Temple Cemetery was established in 1851 with the purchase of three acres by the Hebrew Benevolent Burial Association and still serves Nashville's first Jewish congregation, The Temple, Congregation Ohabal Sholom. It blends early urban burial ground practices with picturesque elements of later Victorian garden cemeteries. The Temple Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
 
Erected 2004 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 119.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 36° 11.016′ N, 86° 48.618′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Clay Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engine Company No. 11 (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Nashville High School
The Temple Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
2. The Temple Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Jones School / School Desegregation in Nashville “Nashville Plan” Schools (approx. half a mile away); Saint Cecilia Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zephaniah Alexander Looby (approx. 0.7 miles away); Samuel Watkins (approx. ¾ mile away); Theodore "Ted" Rhodes (approx. ¾ mile away); First Community Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022