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Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M.

 
 
Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker
Inscription. Hiram Lodge NO.3 of the Prince Hall Masons was founded in 1797. It is the second oldest lodge in Masonic history. The Masonic order has played an invaluable role in the development of Afro-American moral values. Social skills and leadership abilities. The oldest fraternal organization in the Afro-American community, membership in the Masonic order continues to be held in high esteem among the majority of Afro-American people.
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black heritage Society.
 
Location. 41° 48.22′ N, 71° 24.419′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Eddy Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02907, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince Hall (here, next to this marker); The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier/A Second Life for the Hurricane Barrier (approx. one mile away); Colonial Wharf at South Water Street: 1910-1942 /Fox Point and the Night Boat Era 1822-1932 (approx. one mile away);
Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker
Marker can be seen under lower right window
The Bicentennial of Haitian Independence (approx. one mile away); Fox Point Cape Verdean Community (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fox Point: The 19th Century Port of Providence/Shipping Expands Around the Point (approx. 1.2 miles away); Thomas A. Doyle (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Providence.
 
Categories. African AmericansFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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