First Jewish House of Worship

First Jewish House of Worship (HM2H9T)

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N 41° 52.702', W 87° 37.818'

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On this site stood, in 1851, the
first Jewish house of worship
in the State of Illinois
and the middle Northwest.

Kehlath Anshe Mayriv
Congregation Men of the West

Now known as K.A.M. Temple
Established 1847

Dedicated by the
Jewish Historical Society
of Illinois Oct. 9, 1918

Rededicated by the Congregation
on its 100th Anniversary

Rededicated on this site
K.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation
October 26, 1975
HM NumberHM2H9T
Year Placed1975
Placed ByK.A.M. Isaiah Israel Congregation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 8:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447700 N 4636463
Decimal Degrees41.87836667, -87.63030000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 52.702', W 87° 37.818'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 52' 42.12" N, 87° 37' 49.08" W
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