St. Stephens in Washington County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Old St. Stephens Masonic Lodge No. 9 (1821-1834)/St. Stephens Lodge No. 81
CHARTER AND EARLY MEMBERS WERE:
Gov. Israel Pickens, Col. Silas Dinsmore, Thomas Eastin, R. Chamberlain, Thomas Malone, J.F. Ross, Daniel Coleman, John Womack, W.D. Gaines, James Roberts, James K. Blount, Ptolemy Harris, F.S. Lyon, Micajah Brewer, and John F. McGrew.
One of the nine Lodges that organized the Grand Lodge of Alabama at Cahaba in 1821, but Masonry existed here as early was 1811.
After the decline of Old St. Stephens, a Masonic Lodge was organized and chartered here in 1854. Minutes kept and meetings held continuously since charter date at this site.
CHARTER AND EARLY MEMBERS WERE: T.P. Ashe, W.A. Bailey, Thos. H. Bailey, F.W. Baker, James K. Blount, R.O. Bowling, W.F. Brunson, John W. Carpenter, E.H. Gordy, Jackson W. Faith, James G. Hawkins, F.C. Koen, T.S. Parker, Daniel Rain, Benton C. Rain, John A. Richardson, James White, and Walter Woodyard.
Erected 1973 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 31° Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19245 County Road 34, Saint Stephens AL 36569, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Taylor House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Kimbell House (approx. 9.5 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.