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Manchester Lodge No. 14

 
 
Manchester Lodge No. 14 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
1. Manchester Lodge No. 14 Marker
Inscription. On September 19, 1795, Manchester Lodge No. 14, A.F.&A. M., laid the cornerstone of its first temple on this site. The ceremony was conducted by the worshipful master Archibald Campbell, grand master John Marshall, and deputy grand master Robert Brooke. It served the brethren and the community as a meeting hall, a place of worship and a schoolhouse. The first school for deaf mutes in this country was held in this building.
 
Location. 37° 31.471′ N, 77° 26.318′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Hull Street (U.S. 360) and West 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on Hull Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23224, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manchester Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Transitions (approx. mile away); Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr. (approx. mile away); Manchester Elliott Grays (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mayo's Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Slavery Challenged (approx. half a mile away); Heron Rookery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pipeline Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  Manchester #14 AF & AM. (Submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Hull Street & West 5th Street. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
2. Hull Street & West 5th Street.

 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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