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Temple Israel Frontier Synagogue and Museum

Temple Israel Frontier Synagogue and Museum

Temple Israel is unique among restored buildings in the American West. Built in 1884, this frontier synagogue served a surprisingly large and active Jewish community until about 1912.

Although no longer a regular, active synagogue, the building was fully restored by 2008.  A permanent exhibition opened in 2012 that documents pioneer Jewish life with a collection of artifacts about Leadville, its resident Jews, Temple Israel as a synagogue, and life in a mining town in the 1880s and 1890s.

303-709-7050
201 West 4th Street
Leadville
Colorado
80461

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Temple Israel Frontier Synagogue and Museum