Temple B'nai Sholom (Huntsville, Alabama)

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Temple B'nai Sholom
Temple B'Nai Shalom Dec2009 01.jpg
Temple B'nai Sholom in 2009
Temple B'nai Sholom (Huntsville, Alabama) is located in Alabama
Temple B'nai Sholom (Huntsville, Alabama)
Location Huntsville, Alabama
Coordinates 34°43′58″N 86°34′59″W / 34.73278°N 86.58306°W / 34.73278; -86.58306Coordinates: 34°43′58″N 86°34′59″W / 34.73278°N 86.58306°W / 34.73278; -86.58306
Built 1898-99
Architectural style Victorian
Part of Old Town Historic District (#78000499)
Designated ARLH July 29, 1977

Temple B'nai Sholom is a historic synagogue in Huntsville, Alabama. The Reform congregation was founded in 1876, with the current building dedicated November 26, 1899. It is the oldest synagogue building in continuous use in the state.[1] It was listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on July 29, 1977.[2]


  1. ^ Jones, Harvie P. (1994). "The Architecture of the 1899 Temple B'nai Sholom" (PDF). The Historic Huntsville Quarterly. 4. XX (Winter): 184–197. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". preserveala.org. Alabama Historical Commission. September 17, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 28, 2013. Retrieved May 10, 2012. 

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