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A Look at Newport’s Historic Touro Synagogue

June 12, 2017

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Constructed in 1763,¬†Newport’s Touro Synagogue is America’s only surviving colonial synagogue. Best bits? That gate! Also, those lovely brass chandeliers!

 

More on the Touro Synagogue here.

 

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