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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. 

 

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829
Second Mill Street Synagogue
1818