Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of First Permanent Jewish House of Worship in Maine
Jewish House of Worship
Congregation Beth Israel 1897
Erected 2001 by Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, Bangor Jewish Community.
Location. 44° 48.468′ N, 68° 46.295′ W. Marker is in Bangor, Maine, in Penobscot County. Marker is on Center Street south of Garland Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 Center Street, Bangor ME 04401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paul Bunyan of Bangor, Maine (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away).
Also see . . . Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation. Website of the organiztion that erected the marker details offers a history of the congregation. (Submitted on February 28, 2011.)
Additional keywords. Jewish American History
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2011, by Jerry Klinger of Derwood, Maryland. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Jerry Klinger of Derwood, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Close-up view of the marker with readable text. • Wide area view of the marker and its surroundings. • Photo of the current building at the site which is used by the Chevre Kadisha. • Can you help?