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Touro Synagogue

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Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island

The Touro Synagogue is the oldest surviving synagogue in the United States of America. It was designed by British-Colonial era architect Peter Harrison, and built between 1759 and 1763. The synagogue is located at 85 Touro Street in Newport, Rhode Island. In 1946, it was declared a National Historic Site.

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