Temple Israel Cemetery
I was on my way to do a video shoot for a client and arrived way too early. So I drove past a beautiful Columbus cemetery, Mt. Calvary. It was after 4:30pm, so the gates were closed. As I got to the edge of the cemetery, I notice a fence and then another cemetery. I load up my US Geological Survey GPS map of Ohio cemeteries and find that indeed, there is a separate cemetery adjacent to Mt Calvary.
I need to do a little research to find out more on this cemetery... but welcome to Temple Israel Cemetery. It is an older site, and my guess is that it is no longer active. Most of the stones I saw were old.
Temple Israel Cemetery is gated shut and I couldn't tell if the gates get opened daily or not. From the looks of the lock and chain, probably not. I only took a few pictures, as I was only able to shoot from the sidewalk over the fence. Thank goodness for a good zoom! Anyhow, the cemetery is somewhat overgrown, but it looks like it does get mowed occasionally.
I have not been able to locate much information about this cemetery, other than according to Leona's site at Rootsweb, this cemetery used to be located where Columbus Children's Hospital currently stands. I will update as I learn more.
39° 56'47" N
83° 01'23" W
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