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

Anshe Chesed Congregation

 
 
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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° 51.295′ 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. Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis (about 300 feet away); Texas (approx. mile away); Indiana 8th Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohio Seventeenth Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Artillery, The King of Battle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohio Ninety Sixth Infantry, (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
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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 364 times since then and 37 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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