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Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M.

 
 
Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, February 15, 2014
1. Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M. Marker
Inscription.  Near the turn of the century, the town of Humble was home to many Masons who were members of lodges located in nearby towns. With the help of local Justice of the Peace F. K. Wise, Humble area Masons organized their own lodge in 1908. Humble State Bank president and future Texas Governor Ross Sterling (1875-1949) provided meeting facilities in the bank building which formerly stood at this site. After the bank burned in 1912, the Masons bought the property and built a new lodge hall. The Masons have been active in civic programs over the years.
 
Erected 1992 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10702.)
 
Location. 29° 59.867′ N, 95° 15.857′ W. Marker is in Humble, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Avenue A, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Recessed into the corner of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 E Main St, Humble TX 77338, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trees of Knowledge (a few steps from this marker); Pangburn Building
Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M. image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, February 15, 2014
2. Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M.
(within shouting distance of this marker); City of Humble (approx. 0.2 miles away); Humble Independent School District (approx. mile away); First United Methodist Church of Humble (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lambrecht's Artesian Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); Humble Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Dunman (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Humble.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M. image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, February 15, 2014
3. Humble Lodge No. 979, A.F. & A.M.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2014, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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