Elesavetgrad Cemetery

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Elesavetgrad Cemetery
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Mosaics being installed on the Elesavetgrad chapel
Elesavetgrad Cemetery is located in Washington, D.C.
Elesavetgrad Cemetery
Location within Washington, D.C.
Details
Year established December 1911
Location Washington, D.C.
Country United States
Coordinates 38°50′54″N 76°59′7″W / 38.84833°N 76.98528°W / 38.84833; -76.98528
Type Jewish
Size 2.6 acres (1.1 ha)

The Elesavetgrad Cemetery DCHBA is a 2.6 acre Jewish cemetery located in Southeast Washington, D.C. The cemetery was established in December 1911. This cemetery is adjacent to the Ohev Sholom, Adas Israel, Bet Mishpachah and Washington Hebrew cemeteries.

History[edit]

The cemetery was founded in 1911. The name is derived from the English equivalent of Elesavetgrad, Ukraine, the ancestral home to many of the founding members. [1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elesavetgrad Cemetery DCHBA pamphlet" Pamphlet published by the officers and sales office. No date noted on pamphlet.