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Worthington in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Worthington Masonic Museum
 
Worthington Masonic Museum Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, August 12, 2007
1. Worthington Masonic Museum Marker
 
Inscription. Worthington was the center of Masonry for the central Ohio area in the early years of the nineteenth century. New England Lodge, with its original charter from the Grand Lodge of Connecticut dated 1803, is the oldest lodge in continuous existence in Ohio. This building, erected in 1820, is the oldest Masonic Temple west of the Allegheny Mountains.
 
Erected 1978 by The 14th District Masonic Officers Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-25.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 5.185′ N, 83° 1.084′ W. Marker is in Worthington, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on High Street (U.S. 23) south of New England Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 634 High Street, Columbus OH 43085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brigadier General Roswell Sabin Ripley, CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); James Kilbourne / Worthington Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Fountain (about 700 feet away); Saint John's Church of Worthington and Parts Adjacent / Church and Graveyard (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bicentennial Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Founding of Worthington / Worthington, A Planned Community (approx. mile away); Orange Johnson House (approx. half a mile away); Jeffers Mound (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Worthington.
 
Marker at New England Lodge No. 4, F. & A. M. Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, August 12, 2007
2. Marker at New England Lodge No. 4, F. & A. M.
 
 
Worthington Masonic Museum Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, August 12, 2007
3. Worthington Masonic Museum
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
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