GREEN BAY: Brown County
[UPDATE] Don’t underestimate small town Jewish communities [January 2017]
- Cnesses Israel Cemetery (Part of Fort Howard Cemetery): The first burial was in 1884. Jewish population in 1919 was 300. Source: Alan Hirschfeld submission using Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States pp. 330-583. From American Jewish Yearbook 5680 September 25, 1919 to Sept. 12, 1920; Volume 21, edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Comm. Owned by Cnesses Israel Synagogue, 222 South Baird Street, Green Bay, WI, 54301, (414-437-4841). The synagogue was founded in 1898. Their historian, Marion Miller, is in charge of the archives.
- Fort Howard Cemetery: located on Duck Creek Road, 3 miles from town. Cnesses Israel Cemetery consists of 3 parts:#1 in Block 1, #2 (most heavily used portion), and #3 in Block 1 and 2. Source: Penny Deshur:
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