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Coming Street Cemetery

Cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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Coming Street Cemetery is located in South Carolina
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Coming Street Cemetery is located in the United States
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Location189 Coming St., Charleston, South Carolina
Coordinates32°47′23″N 79°56′34″W / 32.78972°N 79.94278°W / 32.78972; -79.94278Coordinates: 32°47′23″N 79°56′34″W / 32.78972°N 79.94278°W / 32.78972; -79.94278
Arealess than one acre
Built1762
NRHP reference No.96001223[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 05, 1996

The Coming Street Cemetery is located at 189 Coming Street, in Charleston, South Carolina.[2][3] This Jewish cemetery, one of the oldest in the United States was founded in 1762 by Sephardi Jews and is the oldest Jewish burial ground in the South. Burials in the Coming Street Cemetery are now restricted to the few vacancies in the adjacent family plots. The cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

Coming Street Cemetery

The Coming Street cemetery is a private burial ground owned by Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue and is not open to the public.

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Ziff, Stephen (December 6, 1995). "Coming Street Cemetery" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 11 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Coming Street Cemetery, Charleston County (189 Coming St., Charleston)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 11 June 2012.

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