Temple Adath Israel (Owensboro, Kentucky)
Temple Adath Israel
Front and southern side
|Location||429 Daviess St., Owensboro, Kentucky|
|Area||0.2 acres (0.081 ha)|
|Architectural style||Late Victorian, Eclectic|
|NRHP Reference #||86000761|
|Added to NRHP||March 28, 1986|
Temple Adath Israel, is a synagogue in Owensboro, Kentucky. The Moorish Revival facade of the modest building features a gothic-arched door flanked by a pair of gothic-arched windows punctuated by four pilasters. These are surmounted with molded capitals and fanciful embellishments and the whole is topped by a whimsical row of four, small, onion domed turrets. The synagogue was built in 1877.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Amy Hill Shevitz, Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History, University of Kentucky Press, 2007 , p. 191.
- Temple Adath Israel, Archiplanet website. Accessed March 31, 2009.
- Mark W. Gordon, "Rediscovering Jewish Infrastructure: Update on United States Nineteenth Century Synagogues", American Jewish History, 84.1 (1996) 11-27.
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