Friday, January 12, 2007

California Historical Landmark #654-1

Chevra Kaddisha
Home of Peace Cemetery

California State Historical Landmark #654-1

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This landmark is listed as located at 3230 J Street in Sacramento, California. There is no marker or plaque. Additionally, there are no buildings at that address; the numbers skip from 3200 to 3246. There are 57 other California State Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 34.324 W 121° 27.781.

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This site was the first Jewish cemetery in California. On November 12, 1850, R. J. Watson gave a Deed of Trust to Louis Schaul: 'Lot number four in the square between thirty-second and thirty-third and J and K Streets . . . for the Sacramento City Hebrew Association for a burial ground.'

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