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Burger's Tavern

 
 
Burger's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2011
1. Burger's Tavern Marker
Inscription.
[Masonic Emblem]

This tablet
erected by the members of
Orange Lodge No. 14, A.F.M.
marks the spot of Burger's
Tavern in which the lodge
was organized on May 28, 1789

It commemorates one hundred
and thirty eight years of
uninterrupted Masonic work

A memorial of
constancy and fidelity

Founders
James Allison, Worshipful Master
William Stewart, Sr Warden    Alex Cameron, Jr. Warden
George Taylor                          William Barre
William Leslie                           Edward Morgan


Past Grand Masters, Grand Lodge of S.C.
From this lodge
Simon Magwood, 1805
James C. Norris, 1845-1846                  Robert S. Bruns, 1871-1873
Walter M. Whitehead, 1901-1905         James R. Johnson, 1909-1911

Officers 1927
G.L.B. Rivers, Worshipful Master
Joseph H. Cannon, Sr. Warden           Henry M.G. Walker, Jr Warden
A. Chambliss Connelley,P.M. Treas.  Joseph H. McGee, P.M. Secy
George S. Saussy, Sr. Deacon           E.Milby Burton, Jr. Deacon
Harry L. Johnson, Sr. Steward           John C. King, Jr. Steward
Rev. William Way, D.D. Chaplain        John J. Thompson, Tiler

 
Erected
Burger's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2011
2. Burger's Tavern Marker
1927.
 
Location. 32° 46.689′ N, 79° 55.839′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Queen Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located between Church and Meeting Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56 Queen Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 54 Queen Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Ordinance of Secession (within shouting distance of this marker); Institute Hall / "The Union Is Dissolved!" (within shouting distance of this marker); Josiah Flagg (within shouting distance of this marker); The Independent or Congregational Church of Charlestown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fireproof Building (about 300 feet away); Captain John Christie (about 300 feet away); Hibernian Hall (about 300 feet away); Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson (about 300 feet away); Charleston Gas Light Company (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
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Sidewalk view of Burger's Tavern Marker along Queen Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2, 2011
3. Sidewalk view of Burger's Tavern Marker along Queen Street
Burger's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
4. Burger's Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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