Temple Beth Israel Site - Jackson, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950
N 32° 17.622 W 090° 10.878
15S E 765435 N 3576480
Quick Description: Temple Beth Israel - Jackson, MS Located at the corner of South State St. and South St. in downtown Jackson.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 8/6/2006 12:45:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMK9N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950
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Long Description:
Temple Beth Israel
Jackson's Jewish congregation was orgainized in 1861. While not the first congregation in Mississippi, Beth Israel was the first to build a temple. In 1867-1868 a wood frame structure was built on this site. Used as both a school and house of worship, the building burned in 1874. Rebuilt here, the temple was relocated in 1940.
Date Installed:: 2004/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Related Website:: [Web Link]

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