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Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M.

 
 
Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 24, 2016
1. Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. Marker
Inscription. Chartered on June 24, 1765 by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania A.Y.M., Lodge No. 5 at Cantwell's Bridge (later known as Odessa) became the first Masonic lodge established in Delaware. The lodge was admitted to membership under the Grand Lodge of Delaware in January, 1816. Lodge No. 5 moved to Middletown in 1822 and adopted the name "Union" in 1851. With uninterrupted service to the community, Union Lodge No. 5, Ancient Free & Accepted Masons, is distinguished as one of the oldest continuous organizations in the state of Delaware.
 
Erected 2015 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-214.)
 
Location. 39° 26.661′ N, 75° 43.117′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on W. Park Place. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 W. Park Place, Middletown DE 19709, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sgt. William Lloyd Nelson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Middletown (approx. 0.4 miles away); Middletown Academy (approx. half a mile away); Old St. Anne's (approx. 0.7 miles away); Three Welsh Members
Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 24, 2016
2. Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); This Tree Was Living When William Penn Came to Pennsylvania (approx. 0.7 miles away); Former Site of the Alston and Hunn Farms (approx. 1.5 miles away); Appoquinimink Friends Meeting House (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Middletown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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