In September 1887, Seattle's Jewish residents hold the first documented High Holiday services (Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur) at the Knights of Pythias Hall in the Opera House Building at the northeast corner of Front Street (now 1st Avenue) and Marion Street.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 18, 1887; Washington State Jewish Historical Society, The Jewish Experience in Washington State: A Chronology 1853-1995 (Seattle: Washington State Jewish Historical Society, 1998).
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