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Hazak U'barukh: Joshua Mendes, who recently lectured about Spanish & Portuguese history in Newton, MA, and at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston.

Published on May 17, 2018

Hazak U'barukh to Joshua Mendes, who recently lectured about Spanish & Portuguese history in Newton, MA, and at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston.

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

1682
West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805