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First Jewish House of Worship

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 15, 2019
1. First Jewish House of Worship Marker
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Inscription.  On this site stood, in 1851, the first Jewish house of worship in the State of Illinois and the middle Northwest.

Kehlath Anshe Mayriv
Congregation Men of the West

Now known as K.A.M. Temple
Established 1847

Dedicated by the Jewish Historical Society of Illinois Oct. 9, 1918

Rededicated by the Congregation on its 100th Anniversary
1947

Rededicated on this site by K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation
October 26, 1975
 
Erected 1975 by K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation.
 
Location. 41° 52.702′ N, 87° 37.818′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of South Clark Street and West Jackson Blvd (U.S. 66), on the right when traveling north on South Clark Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 S Clark St, Chicago IL 60604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Standard Time System in the United States (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Chicago Board of Trade's Statues (about 400 feet away);

First Jewish House of Worship Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 15, 2019
2. First Jewish House of Worship Marker
full view of marker, from sidewalk
Rookery Building (about 600 feet away); Continental and Commercial Bank Building (about 700 feet away); State Street (about 700 feet away); The DePaul Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dearborn Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harold Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
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First Jewish House of Worship Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 15, 2019
3. First Jewish House of Worship Marker
marker, as seen from across the street
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 15, 2019
4. First Jewish House of Worship Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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