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Portsmouth in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Temple Israel

1910

 
 
Temple Israel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
1. Temple Israel Marker
Inscription.
First Permanent
Jewish House
of Worship in
New Hampshire
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.
 
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.
 
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 Bank (about 400 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); 18 Congress (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
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Temple Israel image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
2. Temple Israel
Temple Israel image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
3. Temple Israel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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