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Mikveh Israel Cemetery

 
 
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By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
1. Mikveh Israel Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Founded 1740. Notables buried here include Nathan Levy, whose ship brought the Liberty Bell to America; Haym Salomon, Revolutionary patriot; the Gratz family; and Aaron Levy, founder of Aaronsburg.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.754′ N, 75° 9.342′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Spruce Street between Schell and Darien Sts.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Mikveh Israel Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Joseph Bonaparte (within shouting distance of this marker); First Republican National Convention (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Hospital (about 600 feet away); The Spruce Street Houses (about 600 feet away); Reynolds-Morris House (about 600 feet away); Nicholas Biddle (about 700 feet away); The Ayer Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
Mikveh Israel Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Mikveh Israel Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 141 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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