The Third Cemetery of The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue Shearith Israel in the City of New York 1829 - 1851.
Shearith Israel was the only Jewish congregation in New York City from 1654 until 1825. Shearith Israel was founded by 23 Jews, mostly of Spanish and Portuguese origin.
This is looking south at 98-110 West 21st Street just west of 6th avenue. The cemetery is between loft buildings and across the street from the School Of Visual Arts. It was built adjacent to the congregation's synagogue on 19th Street--built in 1860 and now long gone. Today their synagogue is at 99 Central Park West and Cemetery in Glendale, Queens, New York
The plot contains an estimated one hundred and fifty graves.
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