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20c Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island 1982
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20c Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island 1982
Category: Commemorative Stamps
Tags: 20c | Touro | Synagogue | Newport | Rhode | Island | 1982|
Stamp Title:
20c Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island 1982
Issue Year:
1982  
Date of Issue:
22nd August, 1982  
Size:
Face Value:
20c 
Stanley Gibbons Catalogue No:
1994  
Scott Catalogue No:
2017
Printer:
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing 
Issue Copies:
110,130,000 
Designer(s):
William F. Bolger
Theme(s):
Building/Castle
Description:
20c Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island 1982.

The Touro Synagogue is the oldest existing synagogue in America. Built in 1763 by Sephardic Jews (who fled from Spain and Portugal to Rhode Island), the building stands today as a symbol of our nation’s tradition of religious freedom.