Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Temple Mishkan Israel
Three Selma mayors, Simon Mass (1887-1889), Marcus Meyer (1895-1899), and Louis Banish (1915-1920) were members of this congregation, as were United States Congressman William Lehman and Assistant Secretary of Defense Marx Leva. Strongly represented in local government and city activities, members of the congregation have served as Water Commissioner, City Attorney, and on the City Council and Selma School Board. Temple Mishkan Israel endures as a monument to those and other Jewish citizens who have contributed to Selma’s civic, economic
Erected 2002 by Cahaba Trace Commission / Friends of Temple Mishkan Israel.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1899.
Location. 32° 24.733′ N, 87° 1.362′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 503 Broad Street, Selma AL 36701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ware - Baker - Jones House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lee - Bender - Butler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highlights of Selma History / William Rufus DeVane King 1786-1853 (approx. 0.2 miles away); VII In. Brooke Rifle (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Est. 1838 (approx. ¼ mile away); Mabry - Jones Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Last Stronghold Falls (approx. ¼ mile away); John Tyler Morgan House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
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