|PLACERVILLE: El Dorado County|
Placerville Cemetery: Veryl F. Weight's Cemeteries of El Dorado County, Heart of the '49 Gold Fields was verified by visit of Hope M. Luxemberg. This County Seat of El Dorado County is located about 32 miles east of Sacramento on Hwy 50. Source: Hope Luxemberg. Cemetery is identified on AAA map of Placerville. Exit US 50 on Canal Street to Wentworth Way.
Also mentioned on p.47 in Postal & Koppman's Jewish Tourist's Guide to U.S . Phila., PA: Jewish Publ. Soc., 1954.
A preliminary report on pioneer Jewish cemeteries and communities of the California Mother Lode, by R. E. Levinson. Oakland, CA, 1964. 7, XXVI pages, maps. S86B2873. Notes: Jewish cemetery - 24 inscriptions, 1863-1892, Placerville Cemetery, 11 inscriptions (family graves), 1894-1955. Judah Magnes Museum. Source: Tagger, Mathilde. Printed Books on Jewish cemeteries in the Jewish National and University Library in Jerusalem: an annotated bibliography . Jerusalem: The Israel Genealogical Society, 1997.
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