Details for Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue (Atlas Number 5167008237)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167008237


Marker Number 8237
Atlas Number 5167008237
Marker Title Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue
Index Entry Congregation B'nai Israel Synagogue
Address 822 22nd Street
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 326038
UTM Northing 3242735
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 822 22nd Street, Galveston
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Erected in 1870. Cultural and religious center for 85 years. Second oldest temple in Texas. Converted to Masonic Temple in 1953. Henry Cohen, rabbi from 1888-1950, was noted advisor and beloved humanitarian to the entire city. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967