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Freemasons of Pennsylvania

 
 
Freemasons of Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
1. Freemasons of Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription. “In remembrance of the Continental Army led by George Washington, a member of the Masonic Fraternity, and in honor of the many Freemasons who were part of the encampment at this site, the Freemasons of Pennsylvania place this monument so that future generations will know that freedom was as important in 1997 as it was in 1777 – 1778.”

Edward O. Weisser
R.W. Grand Master
Grand Lodge of
F. & A. M. of Pennsylvania

Dedicated August 24 1997

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The National Memorial Arch underwent major structural repairs during 1996 – 1997. The project was funded entirely by the Freemasons of Pennsylvania.


 
Erected 1997 by Freemasons of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 40° 5.542′ N, 75° 26.288′ W. Marker is in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Outer Line Drive and Gulph Road, on the right when traveling west on North Outer Line Drive. Click for map. Marker is on the tour road in Valley Forge National Historical Park at stop 3. Marker is in this post office area: King of Prussia PA 19406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glover’s Brigade (within shouting distance of this
Back of Freemasons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
2. Back of Freemasons Marker
marker); Massachusetts Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The National Arch at Valley Forge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maine (approx. ¼ mile away); DeKalb's Division (Learned's Brigade) (approx. ¼ mile away); Poor’s Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Pennsylvania Columns (approx. ¼ mile away); Valley Forge Hut (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in King of Prussia.
 
More about this marker. Various symbols of the Masons appear on the front, back and sides of the monument.
 
Also see . . .  National Memorial Arch. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Freemasons Monument and Memorial Arch image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
3. Freemasons Monument and Memorial Arch
Freemasons of Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
4. Freemasons of Pennsylvania Marker
Freemasons of Pennsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
5. Freemasons of Pennsylvania Marker
Right Side of Freemasons of Penna Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
6. Right Side of Freemasons of Penna Monument
Left Side of Freemasons of Penna Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 20, 2010
7. Left Side of Freemasons of Penna Monument
 
 
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