Beaufort in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Beth Israel Synagogue
Beth Israel (House of Israel) Congregation was founded and chartered in 1905. Beaufort's Jewish community dates before the American Revolution, but grew most rapidly from the 1880s to the 1930s as more families arrived from Eastern Europe. Services were held in private homes and later in the Masonic Hall on Bay St., with some ceremonial functions held in the Beaufort Arsenal on Craven St.
Erected 2013 by Beaufort County Historical Society. (Marker Number
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 32° 25.974′ N, 80° 40.247′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Scott Street south of North Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located near the sidewalk, just inside the fence, directly in front of the subject building, at the southwest corner of the property. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Scott Street, Beaufort SC 29902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City Meat Market & Firehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Beaufort Arsenal (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Henry Woodward, Surgeon 1646-1686 (within shouting distance of this marker); Beaufort Female Benevolent Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Smalls (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tabernacle Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Berean Church / J. I. Washington Branch Library (about 600 feet away); The Sam Levin Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
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