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CHARLESTON: Kanawha County

 

http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvkanawh/ has general Kanawha County information.

http://www.westvirginiajewishhistory.com/charleston.htm has photos. [September 2005]

 

  • Bnai Jacob Cemetery AKA South Hills Cemetery:Green Road. see South Hills Cemetery [September 2005]
  • B'nai Jacob Eternal Home Cemetery: Louden Heights Road, Ruth, WV. established in 1990  [September 2005]
  • Hebrew Cemetery: see Spring Hill [September 2005]
  • Loewenstein Cemetery: see Spring Hill [September 2005]
  • Mt. Olivet: see Spring Hill [September 2005]
  • Mountain View: see Spring Hill [September 2005]
  • South Hills Cemetery (old Jewish Cemetery) also is called Bnai Jacob Cemetery, founded ca. 1900. http://205.180.85.40/w/pc.cgi?mid=13803&sid=1968 [January 2003]
  • Spring Hill: Source: "Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States", pp. 330-583. American Jewish Year Book 5680, September 25, 1919 to Sept. 12, 1920, Volume 21, edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Committee, submitted by Alan Hirschfeld. UPDATE: http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvkanawh/cemetery/spring3.html:
  • "National Register of Historic Places, the Spring Hill Cemetery and its private cemeteries, Mt. Olivet, Hebrew Cemetery, the Loewenstein Cemetery and Mountain View Cemetery, are monuments to the history and culture of Charleston and the Kanawha Valley. ... Officially established as a municipal burial grounds in 1869 and used as early as 1818, the cemetery was not far behind the initial settling of Charleston in the late 1780's. Consequently, the cemetery is the burial grounds for many of the prominent early settlers and civic leaders of Charleston and Kanawha County." Charleston City - Public Works Department, Spring Hill Cemetery, 1555 Farnsworth Drive, Charleston, WV, 25311, 304-348-8010
  • http://www.cityofcharleston.org/documents/springhill.PDF has information about the cemetery. 1555 Farnsworth Drive - Charleston, WV 25301 - (304) 348-8010 phone  (304) 348-6406 fax. National Historic Site. [September 2005]
Temple Cemetery: Source: Yahrzeit held by Leonard Spialter.
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