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Mikveh Israel Cemetery

Neighbourhood: City Center East
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Address: Spruce St. between Eighth and Ninth sts., Philadelphia, PA
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+1 215-922-5446
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Once adjacent to the second oldest synagogue in the U.S., Mikveh Israel...

Once adjacent to the second oldest synagogue in the U.S., Mikveh Israel Cemetery testifies to the thriving Jewish community of American colonial times.

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The Gates are Shut

Had I intended to enter the Cemetery, I would have been disappointed as the gates were firmly shut. The famous Haym Salomon, however, is laid to rest at the entrance just behind... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Had I intended to enter the Cemetery, I would have been disappointed as the gates were firmly shut. The famous Haym Salomon, however, is laid to rest at the entrance just behind the gates if you want a picture.

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Reviewed 26 April 2015

This was fantastic to see. Mikveh Israel Cemetery along Spruce Street is not a huge cemetery, but there is a lot to see. Revolutionary patriots are buried here. Also Nathan Levy, whose ship brought the Liberty Bell to America. Great place to learn about the important role played by the Jewish throughout history. Even if not open some can be... More 

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Reviewed 2 February 2012

Famous financiers of the American Revolution are buried in this small cemetery located in the 800 block of Spruce St. The gates of the cemetery are usually closed but you can see through the gate.

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