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Occoquan in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Odd Fellows Hall

 
 
Odd Fellows Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
1. Odd Fellows Hall Marker
Inscription. Odd Fellows Crescent Lodge No. 3 erected this frame meeting hall in 1889. Volunteer Lodge members and a paid carpenter built it. The first floor was a public meeting room and theater. The Masons, American Legion, church congregations and other groups met there. Traveling actors staying at the Hammill Hotel performed on the stage.
 
Erected by Town of Occoquan.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Historic Occoquan marker series.
 
Location. 38° 41.024′ N, 77° 15.691′ W. Marker is in Occoquan, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Commerce Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 308 Commerce Street, Occoquan VA 22125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commerce Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hammill Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodist Church (about 300 feet away); Lest We Forget (about 400 feet away); Ogle Harris’ Store
Odd Fellows Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
2. Odd Fellows Hall and Marker
(about 500 feet away); Ebenezer Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Town of Occoquan (about 600 feet away); Rockledge (about 600 feet away); Occoquan Wharves (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Occoquan.
 
Regarding Odd Fellows Hall. The building, newly renovated and zoned for commercial use, is currently for sale at a price just over one million dollars.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Wildey Monument. Thomas Wildey (1882–1861) established the first Odd Fellows Lodge in the United States, known as the Washington Lodge Number One, two years after he moved to Baltimore from his native London. (Submitted on September 15, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,381 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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