21 2017

Back to the Old Neighborhoods: Jewish Hartford Bus Tour

9:00AM - 12:30PM  

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford 333 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
860 727-6170

Contact Lynn Newman
860 727-6170

$ Cost $ 28.00

VISIT The first congregation to be built in Connecticut, Congregation Beth Israel (now Charter Oak Cultural Center) and the sites of the former Agudas Achim and The Emanuel Synagogue.
VIEW The places where people worked, worshipped, shopped, and played as they built lives for themselves and their families.
HEAR About Hartford's Jewish leaders, their accomplishments and contributions, as we return to a special time and place.
LEARN About the first Jew to arrive in Hartford in the 1600s, and the challenges faced by the growing Jewish population in the following decades.
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 9:30am and 1:30pm.
Tours will begin and end at the JHSGH office, Community Services Building, 333 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford. Tours will last about three hours, but are subject to change. Please note that some buildings require climbing stairs and are not handicapped accessible. For more info call 860-727-6171.