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Floydada in Floyd County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M.

 
 
Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M. Marker
Inscription.  Organized by eighteen charter members in April 1891, this Masonic Lodge was chartered by the Grand Lodge of Texas on December 11th that year. Formed just one year after the town of Floyd City (later renamed Floydada) became Floyd County seat, the lodge has grown with the community. Early meetings were held in rented quarters over a general store. Lodge members have been active in numerous civic organizations, and a number of Floydada Lodge Masons have served as elected county officials.
 
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1929.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1891.
 
Location. 33° 59.002′ N, 101° 20.175′ W. Marker is in Floydada, Texas, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of West Mississippi Street and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on West Mississippi Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Floydada TX 79235, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Floydada Chapter No. 31, Order of the Eastern Star (here, next to this marker); First Methodist Church of Floydada
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First National Bank of Floydada (about 600 feet away); Commercial Hotel (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church of Floydada (about 800 feet away); Organization of Floyd County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dolphin Ward Floyd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Floydada, Texas (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floydada.
 
Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M. Marker <i>on the left</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M. Marker on the left
Floydada Chapter No. 31, Order of the Eastern Star Marker is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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