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Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Masonic Temple

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
1. Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription. This Masonic Temple, home of Hiram Lodge No. 7, built in 1823, was the first three-story building in Tennessee, and was at that time, the tallest building west of the Allegheny Mountains. It has been occupied by Hiram Lodge No. 7 since its completion, making it one of the oldest continuing Lodges at the same location in the United States. It was the site of President Andrew Jackson's Treaty with Chickasaw Indians in 1830, and served as an observation post and hospital at the time of the Battle Franklin in November, 1864.
 
Erected 1984 by Williamson County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 55.517′ N, 86° 52.02′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on 2nd Avenue South south of East Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 2nd Avenue South, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ewen Cameron (within shouting distance of this marker); Original St Philip Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John H. Eaton (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Philip Catholic Church
Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
2. Masonic Temple Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Union Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Factory Store (about 400 feet away); Lot 60 at the Corner of Cameron & Church Street / "Bucket of Blood" Neighborhood (about 400 feet away); Franklin Cotton Factory and Foundry / Lillie Mills (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
3. Masonic Temple Marker
Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
4. Masonic Temple Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on March 16, 2017.
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