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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Prince Hall Masonry Founded in Mississippi

 
 
Prince Hall Masonry Founded in Mississippi Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
1. Prince Hall Masonry Founded in Mississippi Monument
Inscription.  
This monument marks the site where Prince Hall
Masonry in Mississippi was founded by
Thomas W. Stringer in 1867

Erected September 22, 1985 by M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge, F.& A.M.
Prince Hall Affiliation
Edgar Bridges, Sr. Grand Master

Maurice Lucas, Deputy Grand Master
James T. Chiplin, Senior Gran Warden
Matt Prophet, Junior Grand Warden
L.W. Easterling, Grand Secretary
Lee A. Frison, Grand Treasurer
J.B. Henderson, Grand Sec.-Tres. Relief Dept.

 
Erected 1985 by M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge, F.&A.M. Prince Hall Affiliation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
Location. 32° 21.28′ N, 90° 52.714′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of First East Street and Monroe Street on First East Street. Located on the side of the Bethel AME Church. Touch for map.
Location where Prince Hall .Masonry was founded. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. Location where Prince Hall .Masonry was founded.
Monument is just to left of HVAC unit on far left
Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 Monroe Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethel A.M.E. Church (a few steps from this marker); Strong in Faith (a few steps from this marker); Governor "Turkey Runner" (a few steps from this marker); Vicksburg's First Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Happy Home (about 400 feet away); Planters' Hall (about 400 feet away); Anchuca (about 500 feet away); Main and Cherry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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