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First Synagogue in Annapolis

 
 
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By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
1. First Synagogue in Annapolis Marker
Inscription.  Kneseth Israel (Assembly of Israel), chartered in 1906, purchased this home in 1910 for use as the first synagogue in Annapolis.

The congregation used the building as a synagogue until 1912, when it moved to larger quarters on Prince George Street.

Erected in celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Kneseth Israel charter.
 
Erected 1996 by Kneseth Israel Congretation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 38° 58.621′ N, 76° 29.446′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Duke of Gloucester Street near Conduit Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 183 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mann's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Annapolis (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sign of the Bible (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 167 Main Street at Conduit Street
First Synagogue in Annapolis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
2. First Synagogue in Annapolis Marker
Marker can be seen behind the blue car, just to the left of the tree.
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(about 300 feet away); 163 Main Street (about 400 feet away); This tablet (about 400 feet away); The Jonas Green House (about 400 feet away); 159 Main Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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