Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
of Worship in
Star of David
New Hampshire's Jewish
community dates back to
the pre colonial ear.
Temple Israel, established
as a formally organized
community in 1910,
affirmed the American
principles of freedom
of religion and assembly.
Erected by City of Portsmouth, Temple Israel, The Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 43° 4.584′ N, 70° 45.352′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Penhallow Street on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth NH 03801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Treaty of Portsmouth 1905 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ceilia Layton Thaxter (about 400 feet away); Nation's Oldest BankSiras Bruce (about 500 feet away); James (Stavers) (about 500 feet away); The South Church (about 500 feet away); The Original New Hampshire State House (about 500 feet away); Negro Pews (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.