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general Washoe County information. [August 2005]

Jewish history [July 2011]

Source of all Reno information unless otherwise indicated is Steven Byars in 1999.

Avenue of Flags - Sierra Memorial Gardens: 142 Bell Street Reno NV From Highway 80. Take Virginia Street South to 4th Street. Turn West 5 blocks to Washington Street. Turn South 2 blocks to 2nd Street. Turn east 1 block to Bell. Turn South. (702)323-1835.

Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park & Mortuary: 32992 Mission Blvd., Hayward CA Hayward, California. (415)538-3131

Eastside Memorial Park: 1600 Buckeye Road, Minden, NV; in Douglas County, on US Highway 395, 15 miles South of Carson City, Nevada, and 45 miles South of Reno Nevada. (702)782-2215

Hebrew Cemetery: On Angel Street. From Highway 80, take Virginia Street north 3 blocks to West 11th Street. Turn west (no road goes east.) Go 4 blocks to Angel Street and turn south. (No road goes North.) 89503. The cemetery has been in use from 1876 to the present according to Mel Gordon (702)825-2757 of Temple Emanu-El; Temple Sinai. The Hebrew Cemetery is used by all the local and not so local synagogues, including Temple Emanu-El. The site has 300+ graves and a caretaker. This is the only entirely Jewish cemetery in northern Nevada except for the one in Virginia City that is hard to find. History of the cemetery and documents relating to it include an oral history interview with the caretaker of the cemetery: Reno, NV. Mar. 7 and 31, 1978, and Jan. 3, 1980. Small Collections and Cassette No. C-506 at AJA. American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-2488. (513)221-1875 (tel); (513)221-7812 (fax). E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

photos and burial search by name. The Hebrew Benevolent Society purchased and fenced two acres of land for a cemetery adjoining the private burial ground of Mr. Sanders, commonly known as the Hillside Cemetery. An avenue 30 feet wide was laid out around the Society's ground. Located on Angel Street near the University of Nevada, Reno. The Hebrew Cemetery has been in use since 1878 and is still active. The only entirely Jewish Cemetery in Northern Nevada except for the one in Virginia City, as of February  2006, the caretaker's cottage existed on the cemetery property, but as of Febraury 2010 the caretaker's cottage no longer exists. 410 interments [July 2011]

Masonic Memorial Gardens Mausoleum: 437 Stoker Avenue, Reno NV. From US Highway 80, take Keystone exit South 2 blocks to West 4th Street. Turn West. The fourth street is Stoker Avenue. Turn North. Mountain View Cemetery is in the same area. (702)329-2635

Mountain View Cemetery - Crematory & Mausoleums: 435 Stoker Avenue, Reno NV. From US Highway 80, take Keystone exit south 2 blocks to West 4th Street. Turn West. The fourth street is Stoker Avenue. Turn North. Masonic emorial Gardens is in the same area. (702)329-9231

Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery & Mausoleum: P.O. Box 8505 Reno NV 2710 North Virginia, Reno, Nevada. From US Highway 80, take Virginia Street north. The cemetery is on the eastern side of the road. (702)323-0133

Tahoe Memorial Columbarium: 341 Village Blvd. Incline Village NV. Incline Village, Nevada is on the North end of Lake Tahoe. (702)831-1612


Veterans Cemetery: 14 Veterans Way, Fernley NV (702)575-4441. Veterans Cemetery is a State of Nevada operated cemetery, free to Veterans. Fernley is located to the immediate South of US Highway 80, 33 miles east of Reno, Nevada.


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