Building that was Long Island's first synagogue now holds historical marker

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Monday, September 6, 2021
Building that was Long Island's first synagogue now has historical marker
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The building that was once a synagogue was recognized on Sunday with a historical marker on Main Street in Setauket.

SETAUKET, Long Island (WABC) -- A former synagogue with deep roots in Suffolk County now holds a historic designation.

The building that was once a synagogue was recognized on Sunday with a historical marker on Main Street in Setauket.

The building was the first synagogue built on Long Island.

Its history dates back 125 years to September 1896 - that is when the congregation was incorporated on the north shore.

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