Home of Benjamin Rogers, Jaffa, Palestine, ca. 1866

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Home of Benjamin Rogers, Jaffa, Palestine, ca. 1866

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The home in Jaffa, Palestine, of Benjamin K. Rogers, one of the elders of a group of 156 people who emigrated from Jonesport to Jaffa in 1866 to establish a religious colony called the Church of the Messiah, also known as the Jaffa Colony.

Rogers was among the 54 group members who did not perish before the colony was disbanded in 1868.

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  • Title: Home of Benjamin Rogers, Jaffa, Palestine, ca. 1866
  • Creator: K Ltd.
  • Creation Date: circa 1866
  • Subject Date: circa 1866
  • Town: Jaffa, Jonesport
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1976
  • Collection: Jaffa Colony collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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