Knesseth Israel Synagogue - Ellington, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 53.843 W 072° 28.766
18T E 709089 N 4641455
Quick Description: The Knesseth Israel Synagogue is located at 236 Pinney Street in Ellington, CT
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2022 8:07:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM16D67
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
Knesseth Israel Synagogue congregation was founded by Jewish farmers from eastern Europe in 1906. The synagogue was designed in the Colonial Revival style by Leon Dobkin and built in 1913. Originally located at Middle Road and Abbott Road, it was later moved to it's present location.

The one story white frame building has a high hipped roof. A set of steps leads up to the central portico entrance which is flanked by rectangular windows. Above the entrance is a pediment with a gold Star of David against a blue background. The sides are three bays wide. The north side has rectangular windows at each bay. The south side has an auxiliary entrance at the first bay and rectangular windows at the remaining two bays.
Street address:
236 Pinney Street
Ellington, CT United States

County / Borough / Parish: Tolland

Year listed: 1995

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924

Historic function: Religion

Current function: Religion

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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