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Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M.

 
 
Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
1. Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker
Inscription.
The oldest Lodge in Kansas [1854]

Chartered March 17, 1856
Dedicated June 8, 1991
M[ost] W[orshipful] Conrad F Johnson
First Grand Master from Smithton Lodge
AF and AM of Kansas

 
Erected by Smithton Lodge No. 1.
 
Location. 39° 51.58′ N, 95° 16.068′ W. Marker is in Highland, Kansas, in Doniphan County. Marker is on Main Street near Genesee Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 306 West Main Street, Highland KS 66035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rubeti Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Irvin Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Community College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sir Knight John W. Smith / Daniel D. Vanderslice (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Iowa, Sac and Fox Mission (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cooperation and Conflict on the Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Highland Presbyterian Mission (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Freemasons" in 1912 Kansas Cyclopedia
Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
2. Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker
In Degginer Park, across Main Street from Lodge
. (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Highland, Kansas. (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
3. Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker
Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
4. Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker
Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
5. Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Marker
In Degginer Park
Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
6. Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. Cornerstone
Looking West Along Main Street image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
7. Looking West Along Main Street
 
 
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