Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue

Also known as: Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, Congregation Beth Elohim, Beth Elohi
90 Hasell St., Charleston, South Carolina

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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Synagogue

2. Historic American Buildings Survey John P. O'Neill, Photographer March 1938

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Description 

A mid-19th century religious building housing an old historic congregation, with notable architectural character. The second oldest synagogue building in the United States of America. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS SC-81)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 4, 1978
Reference number
78002499
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Greek temple
Areas of significance
Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
1840

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2014: Photo imported by Michael Miller

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