Jewish History Bus Tour of Mount Clemens, Michigan

 

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Sunday, October 23, 2022

9:45 AM - 1:45 PM

Join us as we explore the Jewish history of Mount Clemens, Michigan. The county seat of Macomb County and previously known as Bath City, this charming town was once world famous for its Mineral Baths bringing over 40,000 visitors to the town every Summer in the early part of the 1900's. This trip also includes a light Kosher lunch. 

Docents:  Trudy Levine Weiss and Barbara Cohn
Welcome and Navigation:  Jeannie Weiner

Some of our tour highlights will include:

Congregation Beth Tephilath Moses, founded in 1909 in a Mount Clemens home. This Conservative Synagogue is the only synagogue in Macomb county. We will enjoy a tour and hear the history of this congregation as well as enjoy a light Kosher lunch. We will also have an opportunity to purchase BTM’s heritage cookbook, “Mount Clemens Kosher.”

The Crocker House Museum & Gardens, this Italianate home built in 1869 was the residence of George and Katherine (Clemens) Crocker.  The Crocker offers visitors a late Victorian home-life experience reminiscent of the world renowned Mineral Bath Era. We will learn about the baths and the influences of the Jewish population on the Mount Clemens Community. 

A visit to the Beth Tephilath Moses Cemetery. The first thing every Jewish community needs is a cemetery and Mount Clemens was no exception.

Former Jewish neighborhoods and much more…

Trip will occur rain or shine and includes walking and narrow stair climbing. No refunds unless the tour is canceled by JHSM. Masks are optional but recommended. 

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Need assistance? Call 248-915-1826 or email info@jhsmichigan.org

 

 

Sunday, October 23, 9:45 AM-1:45 PM

JHSM members: $72 

Non-members: $90 

 

Location:

Mount Clemens, MI 48043


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