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ⓘ American Colony, Jerusalem. The American Colony in Jerusalem was a colony in Jerusalem. It was established by an American and Swedish Christian utopian group in ..




American Colony, Jerusalem
                                     

ⓘ American Colony, Jerusalem

The American Colony in Jerusalem was a colony in Jerusalem. It was established by an American and Swedish Christian utopian group in 1881. During the British Mandate of Palestine, the colony was occupied by Jordan until the Six-Day War in 1967.

The cemetery of the colony is located in the National Garden of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Mount Scopus.

                                     

1. Other websites

  • The American Colony in Jerusalem at the Library of Congress website. Selected documents from the American Colony in Jerusalem Collection in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.
  • Album MIZPAH: Publication of an album which was given to Herbert Samuel by the members of the American Colony in 1925. Israel State Archives site: Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
  • Collection of Several Thousand photographs made by the American Colony Photo Department in Jerusalem Later known as Matson Photo Service Archived 2006-09-20 at the Wayback Machine
                                     
  • The cemetery of the American Colony in Jerusalem is near the entrance to the Hebrew University. Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Mount Scopus campus
  • students of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who died in defending of the State of Israel. Jerusalem American Colony Cemetery Entrance to the Bentwich
  • American because of American expansion in the late 19th century. In addition to the United States, Americans and people of American descent can be found
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1990: Elected into National Academy of Design 1990: Edward MacDowell Medal, MacDowell Colony Peterborough
  • Constantinople, Corinth, Damascus, Dholavira, Ephesus, Great Zimbabwe, Harappa, Jerusalem Kangla, Leptis Magna, Nanjing, Nineveh, Macchu Picchu, Mohenjo - Daro
  • Colony of Roanoke: A second group of English settlers arrives on Roanoke Island off present - day North Carolina to re - establish a deserted colony 1706
  • There are 164 days remaining until the end of the year. 70 - Siege of Jerusalem Titus, son of Vespasian, storms the fortress of Antonia north of the
  • dead. 1229 Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, declares himself King of Jerusalem in the Sixth Crusade. 1241 First Mongol invasion of Poland: Mongols
  • internal combustion engine. 1865 - American Civil War: Battle of Five Forks. 1867 Singapore becomes a British Crown Colony 1873 The RMS Atlantic sinks
  • settlers of Plymouth Colony and greets them, Welcome, Englishmen My name is Samoset. 1660 The Long Parliament disbands. 1782 - American Revolutionary War:
  • end of the year. 515 BC Construction is completed on the Temple in Jerusalem 1550 - Several hundred Spanish and indigenous troops under the command