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Elkins Park in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Beth Sholom Synagogue

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Beth Sholom Synagogue Marker
Inscription. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built with the collaboration of Rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen, this National Historic Landmark was completed in 1959. Wright’s only synagogue evokes the biblical Mt. Sinai in modern materials of concrete, steel, aluminum, and glass.
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 4.908′ N, 75° 7.608′ W. Marker is in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Old York Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8231 Old York Rd., Elkins Park PA 19027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Assembly of Abington Friends Meeting (approx. ¼ mile away); Wall House (The Ivy) (approx. ¼ mile away); Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Shoemaker-Bosler Mill Site (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cyrus H. K. Curtis (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lucretia C. Mott (approx. 1.3 miles away); Camp William Penn (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkins Park.
 
Also see . . .
Beth Sholom Synagogue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Beth Sholom Synagogue Marker

1. Beth Sholom Synagogue History. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. National Historic Landmark Nomination. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Beth Sholom Synagogue sign image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
3. Beth Sholom Synagogue sign
Beth Sholom Synagogue image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
4. Beth Sholom Synagogue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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