Mount Zion, 10th Street and Minnesota Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota (1856-1882)

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Mount Zion

The First Mt. Zion building on 10th and Minnesota, St. Paul. The building served as the congregations home from 1871-81.
City/locality-
State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1856
Year razed: 1882
Primary Style: Gothic Revival
Historic Function: Religious/Place of worship
Historic Function: Synagogue
Notes: First Synagogue and Jewish congregation in the State

Saint Paul Ramsey County

Mount Zion, 10th Street and Minnesota Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota (1856-1882)
(44.950738° N, 93.09581° WLatitude: 44°57′2.657″N
Longitude: 93°5′44.916″W
)


Rabbis: Kalman Lion, acting rabbi with Canter Shochet followed by: 1873-Rabbi Leopold Wintner 1874-5 - J. Burgheim; 1875-78 Isaac N. Cohen 1878-1886 - Judah Wechsler;

Affiliation: Modern Orthodox

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery, 1670 Payne Ave. at Larpenteur, St. Paul. Established in 1856. Used by all Jews without regard to congregational membership; earlier cemetery located at Front and Sylvan. Used until 1889.

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History

  • 1st Building: 10th and Minnesota, St Paul: 1870
  • 2nd Building: 10th and Minnesota, St Paul: 1882
  • 3rd Building: Avon and Holly and Grotto, St Paul: 1904-1954
  • 4th Building: 1300 Summitt Ave., St Paul: 1954-present

Memories and stories

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Related Links

Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest http://www.jhsum.org

Mount Zion Congregation http://www.mzion.org/Secondary.cfm?PageID=10200

Minnesota Reflections http://reflections.mndigital.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/jhs&CISOPTR=352&CISOBOX=1&REC=13


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