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Anniston in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Temple Beth El Section Hillside Cemetery

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, February 14, 2012
1. Temple Beth El Section Hillside Cemetery Marker
Inscription. In April 1888, the founder of a newly established Reform Jewish congregation purchased twenty-three lots in Hillside Cemetery to bury their deceased members. In 1987, the City of Anniston vacated right-of-way that allowed the Temple to expand the Jewish section. Among those interred here are the first Jewish citizens to settle in Anniston as well as the congregation's Holocaust survivors.

The Temple Beth El section of Hillside Cemetery has been placed in the Alabama Historical Cemetery Register by the Alabama Historical Commission on December 15, 2008.
 
Erected 2009 by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Location. 33° 39.499′ N, 85° 49.078′ W. Marker is in Anniston, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on East 11th Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on top of Hillside Cemetery. You can take E 11 St or drive to top of cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Anniston AL 36201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor Thomas E. Kilby (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anniston Memorial Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Calhoun County World War I Memorial
Temple Beth El Section Hillside Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, February 14, 2012
2. Temple Beth El Section Hillside Cemetery Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Parker Memorial Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Tyrus Raymond Cobb (approx. half a mile away); Temple Beth El (approx. half a mile away); Anniston World War (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anniston.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Temple Beth El Section Hillside Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, February 14, 2012
3. Temple Beth El Section Hillside Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 647 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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