Touro Synagogue National Historic Site

85 Touro St.
Newport, Rhode Island

Historic Document

Touro Synagogue National Historic Site is located in Newport County, Rhode Island certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Religion, Government, more specifically a Courthouse, Religious Structure, Capitol. Touro Synagogue National Historic Site was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Architecture, Religion.

Touro Synagogue National Historic Site Information

Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1763, 1763
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Harrison,Peter
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: National Park Service

Touro Synagogue National Historic Site Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 2
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Newport Historic Locations Newport County Historic Locations Rhode Island Historic Locations