Historic Markers Across Florida

First Jewish House of Worship in Florida

Marker ID: FLHM F-435
Location: East Chase Street 0.1 miles east of North Jefferson Street, Pensacola, FL
County: Escambia
Coordinates: N 30° 24.867    W 087° 12.848
  30.41445    -87.21413333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMKCRR


Jewish families in Pensacola began organized worship following the Civil War. On this site in 1876 a Reform Jewish Synagogue was constructed. The State of Florida granted a charter in 1878 for Congregation Beth El. Temple Beth El joined the Union of Ameri


City: Pensacola, FL