|5903 Harvard Avenue|
Postal Code: 44105
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
5903 Harvard Avenue at East 62nd Street
Latitude: 41.448492 / Longitude: -81.648293
Heights Jewish Center, (ph. 216 371-2244). No office.
Also known as the "Old Russian Cemetery" or Ohavu Amunah Cemetery, the cemetery was established around 1891. This cemetery backs up to Lansing Cemetery.
(Not to be confused with city-owned Harvard Grove Cemetery on the southeast side of Harvard Cemetery.)
With over 800 burials, the cemetery has been vandalized more than once recently. Heights Jewish Center Synagogue (216-382-1958) has a card file of burials. Some stones are illegible.
The cemetery is located in city of Beachwood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is # 2563 (Jewish Cemetery / Harvard Jewish Cemetery / Old Russian Cemetery / Ohavu Amunah Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The cemetery is registered with the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing (ODRE) as Harvard Cemetery with registration license number CBR.0000983113.