Harvard Cemetery

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Harvard Cemetery

Also known as Harvard Jewish Cemetery, Jewish Cemetery, Ohavu Amunah Cemetery, Old Russian Cemetery

5903 Harvard Avenue
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 44105 USA
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Harvard Cemetery
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.


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GPS Coordinates: 41.44853, -81.64839

  • Added: 11 Nov 2008
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