El Dorado County
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Pioneer Jewish Cemetery in Placerville, El Dorado County is located at the corner of Myrtle St. and Myrtle Court. Teh cemetery was established in 1854 and the first known interment was 1856. The last interment was 1968. There are 22 headstones visible, but more burials may have been made. The Cemetery is located inside a locked gate and permission must be obtained before entering it.
Directions: From Hwy 50 turn north on Canal Street (Left at first stop light on eastbound Hwy 50 in downtown Placerville). Immediately turn left on Wentworth, then immediately right on Myrtle. At the top of the hill, the road to the left is Myrtle Court. The cemetery is right on the corner.