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The Protestant Cemetery on Mount Zion was established in the 19th century by Presbyterian missionaries. Situated in a quiet ... More
Protestant Cemetery-Mount Zion
The Protestant Cemetery on Mount Zion was established in the 19th century by Presbyterian missionaries. Situated in a quiet corner on Mount Zion, it is the resting place of American and British missionary pioneers of the Ottoman period. Among those buried here is Oskar Schindler, the German businessman who managed to save the Jewish workers in his factory from certain death at the hands of the Nazis, and whose deeds became well-known through Steven Spielberg's film, "Schindler's List". Another famous figure buried here is Flinders Petrie, credited as the father of modern archeology.
Located next to the chapel of ascension, the Mount of Olives Hotel is surrounded by famous churches and holy sites
including the tomb of the Virgin Mary and the Church Of All Nations. The hotel features simple accommodations at ...
The oldest operating cemetery in St. Joseph, this cemetery is the final resting place for many of St. Joseph's wealthy
and powerful citizens including three Missouri governors, one of the first Pony Express riders, and an English knight.
One of the fiercest battles in Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War was fought here by Israeli paratroopers to
take the well fortified Jordanian position that blocked the way to the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University. ...