Historic Markers Across Tennessee

The Temple Cemetery

Marker ID: NHC 119
Location: At the Temple Cemetery, 2001 15th Avenue North, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


The Temple Cemetery was established in 1851 with the purchase of three acres by the Hebrew Benevolent Burial Association and still serves Nashville’s first Jewish congregation, The Temple, Congregation Ohabai Sholom. It blends early urban burial ground practices with picturesque elements of later Victorian garden cemeteries. The Temple Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2004


Erected: 2004