Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
B’er Chayim (Well of Life) Congregation
Dedicated March 2, 1867
Erected 2017 by B’er Chayim Congregation, Historic Preservation Commission City of Cumberland, Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion
Location. 39° 39.051′ N, 78° 45.637′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on West Union Street just east of South Centre Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Centre Street, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ's (St. Paul's) Lutheran Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland (about 400 feet away); A Boom for Cumberland (about 600 feet away); Capture of Generals B.F. Kelly and George Crook (about 600 feet away); Capture of Generals (about 700 feet away); McNeill’s Raid (about 700 feet away); Military Hospital (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
Regarding B’er Chayim (Well of Life) Congregation. First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Western Maryland and the 6th oldest, continually functioning Synagogue in the Country.
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