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Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Synagogue

 
 
First Synagogue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 16, 2007
1. First Synagogue Marker
Inscription. Trentonís first Jewish organization, Mount Sinai Cemetery Association, formed November 19, 1857, later known as Har Sinai Hebrew Congregation, began regular synagogue services at this site in 1860.
 
Erected by Har Sinai Temple, Centennial Committee.
 
Location. 40° 13.228′ N, 74° 45.983′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is on West State Street 0.1 miles west of Warren Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. On the fence in front of the Mary Roebling State Office Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 West State Street, Trenton NJ 08608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Many Meetings During the Revolutionary War (a few steps from this marker); Government House (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Hunt House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Professional Basketball Game (within shouting distance of this marker); The Signing of the Ratification of the Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren Street Plaza (about
First Synagogue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, November 16, 2007
2. First Synagogue Marker
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Golden Swan (about 400 feet away); Kelsey Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2007, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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