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Old Jewish Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1948-1970

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Alternate title:Old Jewish Cemetery, Newport, R. I., consecrated 1677
Summary:Old Jewish Cemetery, consecrated 1677, Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1948-1970. Caption reads: "The Old Jewish Cemetery, Newport, R. I., immortalized by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his poem, "The Jewish Cemetery at Newport". The photograph shows monument erected over the grave of Judah Touro, noted philanthropist, and graves of other Jews of early colonial days."
Provider:Society of Friends of Touro Synagogue
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Rhode Island
Place of origin – Settlement:Newport
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Rhode Island
Geographical subject – Settlement:Newport
Topical subjects:Cemeteries
Touro, Judah, 1775-1854 -- Monuments
Jewish cemeteries
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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