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Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel

 
 
Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel Marker
Inscription.  In 1782 this congregation built Philadelphia's first synagogue at this site. Established about 1740, it had first worshiped in rented quarters here. The congregation built a larger synagogue 1824, and has been elsewhere in the city since 1860.
 
Erected 1991 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1782.
 
Location. 39° 57.187′ N, 75° 8.75′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Cherry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 313 Cherry Street, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Funeral For President Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Arch Street Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Keys To Community (about 300 feet away); Arch Street Friends (about 300 feet away); Friends Meeting
Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. Kahal Kodosh Mikveh Israel Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (about 300 feet away); Philadelphia Conference (about 400 feet away); Old First Reformed (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022