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Charles Town in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

John Thomas Marker

of Star Lodge #1, Charles Town

 
 
John Thomas Marker marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 16, 2008
1. John Thomas Marker marker
Inscription.  
Erected by Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of West Virginia, Free and Accepted Masons, Incorporated
In tribute to
John Thomas Marker of Star Lodge #1, Charles Town

First
Most Worshipful Grand Master
1881
The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of the State of West Virginia
Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons
now Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of West Virginia, Free and Accepted Masons, Inc.).

Dedicated this 27th day of June 2002
Annual Grand Communication

David K. Lee
Most Worshipful Grand Master.

 
Erected 2002 by Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of West Virginia, Free and Accepted Masons, Incorporated.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical month for this entry is June 2002.
 
Location. 39° 17.225′ N, 77° 51.706′ W. Marker is in Charles Town, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on South Lawrence Street 0.1 miles south of West Washington Street. Marker is on the front
Old Stone House - Star Lodge No. 1 building, Charles Town, WV image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 16, 2008
2. Old Stone House - Star Lodge No. 1 building, Charles Town, WV
The marker is on the wall, behind the truck in the photo, lower left.
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(east) exterior wall of the "Old Stone House/Star Lodge No. 1" building, south end. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Stone House / Star Lodge No. 1 (here, next to this marker); Martin Robinson Delany (here, next to this marker); Charles Town Schools (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Brief History of the Old Presbyterian Church in Charles Town (about 400 feet away); Williams House (about 400 feet away); Etter Hall (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Etter Hall (about 500 feet away); Office of Charles Washington (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles Town.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,258 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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