Warder Cresson chose. Was his choice a blessing or the curse of insanity? May 15, 1849, a Philadelphia court had to decide. It was a case tainted by anti-Semitism that rocked American Freedom of Religion and Speech. It became a fundamental step to present-day freedoms begun in the fires of the American Revolution and the idealism defined in the Bill of Rights. Cresson’s earthly remains are buried on the Mt. of Olives. His disintegrated grave and fragmented tombstone virtually lost in the sea of forgotten stories. June 2021, Cresson’s resting place was restored to dignity by the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation.