Touro Synagogue, Newport, RI Photos

Touro Synagogue (72 Touro St.) was built in 1763 by architect Peter Harrison in American Colonial Neoclassical style. Being the oldest synagogue in the United States, it is on the National Register.

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Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Neoclassical entrance door & windows of Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Interior of Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.
Touro Synagogue (1763) (72 Touro St.). Newport, RI. Style: American Colonial. Architect: Peter Harrison. On National Register.Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Neoclassical entrance door & windows of Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Interior of Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.
Supporting columns of Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Ten Commandments, doors of Holy Ark & Eternal Light in Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Ten Commandments framed in Neoclassical design elements at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Arrangement of seating between podium & ark at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.
Supporting columns of Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Ten Commandments, doors of Holy Ark & Eternal Light in Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Ten Commandments framed in Neoclassical design elements at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Arrangement of seating between podium & ark at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.
Box seating where visiting U.S. Presidents have sat at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Arrangement of Windsor chairs in Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Podium in center of sanctuary at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Early American chandeliers & balcony at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.
Box seating where visiting U.S. Presidents have sat at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Arrangement of Windsor chairs in Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Podium (Bimah) in center of sanctuary at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Early American chandeliers & balcony at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.
Ceiling design at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Barney House & Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.View from Touro Synagogue to Newport historic center with gambrel-roofed Barney House & porticoed visitors center. Newport, RI.Visitors Center of at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.
Ceiling design at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Barney House (1777) & Touro Synagogue (1763) (72 Touro St.). Newport, RI.View from Touro Synagogue to Newport historic center with gambrel-roofed Barney House (1777) & porticoed visitors center (2010). Newport, RI.Visitors Center of at Touro Synagogue (2010). Newport, RI. Architect: Holly Grosvenor.
Display of First Amendment rights in Visitors Center of at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Touro Synagogue Cemetery with Egyptian Revival entrance arch. Newport, RI.

Display of First Amendment rights in Visitors Center of at Touro Synagogue. Newport, RI.Touro Synagogue Cemetery (1677) with Egyptian Revival entrance arch (1842). Newport, RI.


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