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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
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.
 
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); 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); Matthew D. Ector (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
View of marker in front of the Anshe Chesed Temple on Grove Street. image. Click for full size.
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.
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. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 19 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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