—Sesquicentennial —This site was purchased by the organizers of what is today Congregation B'Nai Israel, one of the oldest Reform Jewish congregations in America. The earliest records of the congregation date to 1858. The original charter stated the Congregation's purpose as "the cherishing, preserving and perpetuating the principals of Judaism and the cultivation and spread of enlightened religious sentiment." The congregation worshiped here until 1954, when it moved to a new synagogue.
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|Placed By||City of Baton Rouge|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 3rd, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 674189 N 3370079|
|Decimal Degrees||30.45028333, -91.18585000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 27.017', W 91° 11.151'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 27' 1.02" N, 91° 11' 9.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||225, 337|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-398 N 5th St, Baton Rouge LA 70801, US|
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