The Oldest Synagogue In America Is Right Here in Rhode Island And It’s Gorgeous

We all know Rhode Island is full of history – it seems everywhere you turn is a landmark from the early days of the country. But few know that America’s oldest synagogue is right here in Rhode Island – and it’s open for tours!

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To learn more about the history of Touro Synagogue and to plan your visit, check out their website.

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