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Genoa in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Douglas Lodge #12, F& AM

 
 
Douglas Lodge #12, F& AM Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
1. Douglas Lodge #12, F& AM Marker
Inscription. Chartered on September 17, 1868 by the newly created Grand Lodge of Nevada, their first Worshiper Master was Robert W. Bollen. In early 1873 they purchased this building in a partially finished condition. It was subsequently completed in November of 1873. Dedicated and occupied. On this, their 125th anniversary, they have continuously held their meetings in this edifice.
Dedicated this 17th day of September 1993 by
Douglas Lodge #12, A & FM
Snowshow Thompson Chapter #1827. E. Clampus Vitus

 
Erected 1993 by Douglas Lodge #12 A& FM and Snowshoe Thompson Chapter #1827, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Location. 39° 0.209′ N, 119° 50.783′ W. Marker is in Genoa, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is on Foothill Road/Main Street (Nevada Route 206) near Genoa Lane, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the building to the right of the right entrance door. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2290 Foothill Road/Main Street, Genoa NV 89411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Genoa Bar (within shouting distance of this
Douglas Lodge #12, F& AM Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 6, 2009
2. Douglas Lodge #12, F& AM Marker
Sign above marker reads:
PROVISIONS
&
Grocery Store
Coffee Sugar
Tea Syrup
FLOUR GRAIN
Canned & Dried Fruits
Candies & Nuts
Hardware &
QUEENS WARE
marker); Nevada’s First Newspaper (within shouting distance of this marker); Genoa or “Mormon Station” of the Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); John A. “Snowshoe” Thompson (within shouting distance of this marker); We Made It! The End of the Great Basin (within shouting distance of this marker); About Your Journey... (within shouting distance of this marker); Genoa Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Originally – The Raycraft Dance Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Genoa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nevada Masons – Douglas Lodge #12. "The history of Douglas lodge begins in 1868, when twelve brethren in Genoa, moved by Masonic impulse, and in search of fraternal contact, and intent upon the establishment of a home wherein they might spread Masonic light, and diffuse the principles of the order, petitioned the Grand
Sign Located Between the Two Entrance Doors image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2009
3. Sign Located Between the Two Entrance Doors
Douglas Lodge #12
F & AM
Stated Communication
Second Wednesday
of Each Month
7:00PM
Chartered September 17, 1868
Genoa, Nevada
Lodge of Nevada for permission to organize a lodge under dispensation." (Submitted on July 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. Douglas Lodge #12. (Submitted on July 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
Sign Located to the Left of the Left Entrance Door image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2009
4. Sign Located to the Left of the Left Entrance Door
General
Merchandise
Paints, Oils
Turpentine
&
VARNISH
Glass Putty
& Nails
Powder, Shot
& Fuse
Douglas Lodge #12, F& AM Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2009
5. Douglas Lodge #12, F& AM Building
Douglas Lodge #12 Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2009
6. Douglas Lodge #12 Building
Masonic Symbol Mounted on Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2009
7. Masonic Symbol Mounted on Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 997 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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