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Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown

Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York is very excited about the opportunity to have again participated with our flags at the Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown, where 18 patriot soldiers are buried, as well as Gershom Mendes Seixas, who was known at the “Patriot Rabbi,” and was one of four clergymen attending George Washington’s inauguration in 1789.  It is the second oldest cemetery in Manhattan, after Trinity Churchyard.  The Veteran Corps of Artillery joined us.

Shearith Israel is the oldest Jewish congregation in New York, formed in 1654.  Its synagogue was once located a block away from Fraunces Tavern, on what is now William Street.

Memorial Day 2018 ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown

Memorial Day 2018 ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown - SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown – SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown 2018

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown 2018

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery NYC

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery NYC

2018 Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown - SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

2018 Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown – SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

Memorial Day ceremony 2018 at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown - SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

Memorial Day ceremony 2018 at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown – SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery 2018 - SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery 2018 – SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery 2018

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery 2018

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown - SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery 2018

Memorial Day ceremony at the Shearith Israel Cemetery at Chatham Square in Chinatown – SRNY Color Guard along with Veteran Corps of Artillery 2018

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