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The Temple Israel Museum in Leadville is open daily all year from 10:30 AM — 6:00 PM

We are also available by appointment.
We look forward to seeing you!
Temple Israel
Welcome to Temple Israel

JewishLeadville.org takes a deep dive into our staff historians’ extensive and ongoing discoveries about the pioneering Jewish community of Leadville, Colorado. The Temple Israel Foundation freely offers this information to the public for further study, enlightenment, and downloads.

Temple Israel Building
Temple Israel Building
Trace the evolution of Temple Israel from its birth in 1884 as a pioneer Reform synagogue for Leadville’s Jewish community, the temple’s closure in 1914, subsequent repurposing, and devastating fire, to the synagogue’s faithful restoration in 2008.
Hebrew Cemetery
Hebrew Cemetery
The Hebrew Cemetery is the final resting place for many pioneering Leadville Jews. Stroll through this sacred space. Discover who’s buried here. Hear their stories whisper in the trees.
Leadville Jews
Leadville Jews
Our online collection of biographies from Leadville’s pioneering Jewish families feature researched biographies, photographs, and a portrait collection which ushers the 1800s into the present time.
Museum
Museum
The Temple Israel Museum is open from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily and also by appointment. Call 303.709.7050 or email wm.a.korn@gmail.com for appointments.
Cemetery Cleanup Weekend
Cemetery Cleanup Weekend
Since 1993, Temple Israel has hosted annual summer cleanup weekends at the Hebrew Cemetery following Leadville’s rugged winters. Learn how you can volunteer for this mitzvah.
Artifact Search
Artifact Search
Artifacts, consisting of commercial and personal items, historic documents, and ephemera, are accessible to view on this site.
Tombstone Search
Tombstone Search
Simplify your search for the names of Leadville’s pioneer Jews and other Jews interred in the Hebrew Cemetery by browsing our online records.
Donate to Temple Israel
Donate to Temple Israel
Temple Israel Foundation, the historical nonprofit preservation foundation that owns and maintains the Temple Israel building and the Hebrew Cemetery, relies primarily on donations. Find out how you can contribute to this historical effort.
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Temple Israel Foundation
208 West 8th Street
Leadville, Colorado 80461
303.709.7050

Temple Israel Museum
201 West 4th Street
Leadville, Colorado 80461
Wm.A.Korn@gmail.com

Hebrew Cemetery
SW Corner of Evergreen Cemetery
North end of James Street, Leadville
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