“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Spokane in Spokane County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)

Temple Beth Shalom

House of Peace - 1892

Temple Emanuel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jerry Klinger
1. Temple Emanuel Marker
Inscription.  Jews have participated in the social, economic and political life of the Pacific Northwest from the earliest period of exploration and settlement. Temple Emanu-El, erected at 3th and Madison was the first permanent Jewish House of Worship in Washington State, 1892. The synagogue, designed by the noted Spokane architect Herman Preusse, remained at this site until 1934."
Erected 2003 by Spokane City-County Office of Historic Preservation, Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Places.
Location. 47° 39.178′ N, 117° 25.689′ W. Marker is in Spokane, Washington, in Spokane County. Marker is at the intersection of North Madison Street and 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North Madison Street. Marker is located on the east outer wall of the car dealership. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1208 W 3rd Avenue, Spokane WA 99201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bill of Rights (approx. 0.4 miles away); Walter F. Horan Plaza
Temple Emanuel Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Temple Emanuel Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas S. Foley United States Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Robert Monaghan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monroe Street Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Symbol of Spokane (approx. half a mile away); The First Bridges (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spokane.
More about this marker. Temple Emanuel merged with Temple Beth Shalom
Also see . . .  Our History (Temple Beth Shalom). (Submitted on May 28, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Better photo of the marker; photo of the marker within its surroundings • • Can you help?
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Mar. 6, 2021