CUDAHY: Milwaukee County Print

CUDAHY: Milwaukee County

 Agudas Achim Cemetery: (175 names before 1997). 3690 College Avenue; Cudahy WI 53110; 414-762-2480. Agudas Achim is operated by the Orthodox synagogue, Congregation Agudas Achim, 5820 West Burleigh, Milwaukee, WI 53210 (414-442-2296). The cemetery association was organized in 1919 with the first interment occurring in 1923. Presently about 700 are buried. Source: Penny Deshur; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Town population: 5000-25,000 with current Jewish population: 0-100. Local funeral home and monument maker: Goodman Benson Funeral Home 4750 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53211. The City/County of Milwaukee, WI. The caretaker has a key. The cemetery is in active use by Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform. The cemetery location on flat suburban land is reached by turning directly off a public road. Access is open to all. A continuous fence surrounds the cemetery. 100-500 gravestones are in cemetery. The tombstones and memorial markers are flat shaped stones, finely smoothed and inscribed stones, flat stones with carved relief decoration, and double tombstones. Inscriptions on tombstones are in English and Hebrew. Properties adjacent to the cemetery are residential. The cemetery is visited frequently by private visitors. Past maintenance includes cleaning of stones and clearing of vegetation. Current care is paid perpetual care. The survey was completed August 7, 1997 after observation of the cemetery by Louis A. Fine, 1401 W. Holly St. #105, Bellingham WA98225-2951 Vox: 360.734.1401, Fax: Call before you send. email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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