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Brookhaven in Lincoln County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Temple B'nai Sholom

 
 
Temple B'nai Sholom Marker image. Click for full size.
May 13, 2018
1. Temple B'nai Sholom Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1896, this Moorish Revival-style structure served the Jewish communities of Brookhaven, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst and Wesson until 2009. At that time, the Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Society began to use the building as a local history museum.
 
Erected 2012.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 31° 34.689′ N, 90° 26.795′ W. Marker is in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in Lincoln County. Marker is on South Church Street north of West Chickasaw Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookhaven MS 39601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lampton Auditorium (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whitworth College (about 700 feet away); Horse & Mule Watering Trough (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookhaven Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookhaven
Temple B'nai Sholom Marker image. Click for full size.
May 12, 2018
2. Temple B'nai Sholom Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Little Brother Montgomery (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Albert L. Lott (approx. half a mile away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookhaven.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2018.
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