“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

San Gabriel Lodge No. 89, A.F. & A.M.

San Gabriel Lodge No. 89, A.F. & A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. San Gabriel Lodge No. 89, A.F. & A.M. Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1851, three years after the creation of Williamson County, San Gabriel Lodge No. 89 was chartered in January 1852 with John T. Cox, a Methodist minister from South Carolina, as Worshipful Master. The lodge grew rapidly with the new county seat. An Eastern Star Chapter was formed and met in the Masonic lodge. San Gabriel Lodge No. 89 assisted in laying the cornerstone for the state capitol building in Austin in 1885. The lodge has long been involved in such Williamson County matters as public education, its members serving on the board of education as well as in the roles of superintendents, teachers and patrons. One hundred and forty-eight years after its inception, San Gabriel Lodge No. 89 continues in the traditions of its founders.
Erected 1999 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12306.)
Location. 30° 38.947′ N, 97° 40.063′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on North College Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 N College St, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Gabriel Park (approx. mile away); Williamson County Jail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iota Chapter (approx. 0.9 miles away); XI Chapter Kappa Alpha Order (approx. 0.9 miles away); C.B. and Lilburn Atkinson House (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. one mile away); Site of Marshall-Carver High School (approx. one mile away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 32 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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