Cemetery of the Columbia Hebrew Benevolent Society (40-11)
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N 34° 00.516 W 081° 02.661
17S E 495904 N 3763110
One of many historic cemeteries in town, this one has two markers.
Waymark Code: WM9F7K
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 08/12/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
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In this cemetery, 2½ blocks south, on Gadsden Street, are buried many distinguished Jewish citizens, including two mayors of Columbia: Mordecai Hendricks DeLeon (1791-1849) and Henry Lyons (1805-1858). The Benevolent Society was organized in 1822: charted 1834.

1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-11.)
Marker Name: Cemetery of the Columbia Hebrew Benevolent Society

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Historic Site

Marker number: 40-11

County: Richland

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