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Woodville in Wilkinson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Beth Israel Cemetery

 
 
Beth Israel Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, March 20, 2011
1. Beth Israel Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Jewish community flourished in Woodville 1820-1920. Est. cemetery 1848. Synagouge built on Natchez St. 1878, rebuilt 1896, burned 1930s. Jewish community enriched Towns economic/artistic life.
 
Erected 1997 by Mississippi Department of Archives & History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 5.66′ N, 91° 18.187′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County. Marker is on Sligo Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodville MS 39669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Woodville Republican (approx. half a mile away); Carnot Posey Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Feliciana Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Woodville Blues (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Paul's Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Grant Still (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wilkinson County War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woodville (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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