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Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cnesses Israel Synagogue

 
 
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By Paul F, July 24, 2009
1. Cnesses Israel Synagogue Marker
North side of two sided marker
Inscription.  Upon this site stood Cnesses Israel Synagogue, the first Jewish congregation in Brown County dedicated September 4, 1904 (24 Elul 5664). Designed by local architect Henry A. Foeller, the synagogue was Moorish in design and had two octagonal towers flanking a central arched entry.
 
Erected 2005 by Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 494.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1835.
 
Location. 44° 30.793′ N, 88° 0.393′ W. Marker is in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street and North Jackson Street, on the right when traveling east on Pine Street. Marker is on the southwest corner of the intersection of Pine and Jackson Streets, directly opposite Whitney Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 726 Pine Street, Green Bay WI 54304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Green Bay Press-Gazette (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbus Community Club (approx. 0.3
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By Paul F, July 24, 2009
2. Cnesses Israel Synagogue Marker
South side of two sided marker
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miles away); The Spirit of the Northwest (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace Of The Packers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hotel Northland (approx. 0.4 miles away); Liberty Bell Replica (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brown County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brown County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
 
Also see . . .  Cnesses Israel Synagogue. The congregation has moved to 222 S. Baird St., in Green Bay. (Submitted on July 12, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin.) 
 
Cnesses Israel Synagogue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, July 24, 2009
3. Cnesses Israel Synagogue Marker
The site is now a vacant lot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on January 6, 2012, by Eric Kuntz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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