TITLE

HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF TRINIDAD, COLORADO?

PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Western States Jewish History;Jan1996, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a historical review of the pioneer Jewish community life in the mining town of Trinidad, Colorado. It offers information on the earliest Jewish activities and events which became apparent in the town during the 1880s such as the formation of Congregation Aaron, the first synagogue in the state and the arrival of Leopold Freudenthal, who served as rabbi in the entire area until his death in 1916. It also provides a map of Trinidad drafted in 1900 showing the location of Jewish homes and temple.
ACCESSION #
44838797

 

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