Elesavetgrad Cemetery

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Elesavetgrad Cemetery
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Mosaics being installed on the Elesavetgrad chapel
EstablishedDecember 1911
Washington, D.C.
CountryUnited States
Coordinates38°50′54″N 76°59′07″W / 38.84833°N 76.98528°W / 38.84833; -76.98528
Size2.6 acres (1.1 ha)
WebsiteElesavetgrad-Cemetery Association & DC Hebrew Beneficial Assoc.
Find a GraveElesavetgrad Cemetery

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.


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]

Notable burials[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • Schere, Daniel (March 14, 2017). "Security is scare at D.C. cemeteries". Washington Jewish Week. Elesavetgrad has 98 rows of stones from six Washington-area synagogues. It sits adjacent to the cemeteries of three other congregations: Washington Hebrew Congregation, Adas Israel Congregation and Ohev Sholom: The National Synagogue.

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