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Renovated Museum Wing Delves Into Untold Chapters of American History

By Roger Catlin for the Smithsonian.com

Published on Jul 13, 2017

Religion in Early America Exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History features Shearith Israel's revoluationary era Torah scroll desecrated during the war. 

 

Second Mill Street Synagogue
1818
West 11th Street Cemetery

The West Eleventh Street cemetery, the second historic cemetery of Congregation Shearith Israel, was consecrated on February 27, 1805.  

1805