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Mikveh Israel Cemetery

Spruce St. between Eighth and Ninth sts., Philadelphia, PA
+1 215-922-5446
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American History

You can't go in but you can see in. The people who are buried here are American heroes from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason T
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
via mobile
The Gates are Shut

Had I intended to enter the Cemetery, I would have been disappointed as the gates were firmly shut... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
TravelTipsFromTO
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Toronto, Canada
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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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2 weeks ago
“American History ”
2 Sep 2015
“The Gates are Shut”
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Spruce St. between Eighth and Ninth sts., Philadelphia, PA
City Center East
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+1 215-922-5446
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't go in but you can see in. The people who are buried here are American heroes from the American revolution who happen to be Jewish.

Thank Jason T
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.

Thank TravelTipsFromTO
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...More

Thank 1AnnieEliza
Reviewed 1 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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