Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
General James Hedges
Erected 1978 by The Twentieth Masonic District Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-70.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1818.
Location. 40° 43.472′ N, 82° 32.409′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Ohio, in Richland County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Avenue (U.S. 42) and Middle Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1250 Middle Bellville Rd, Mansfield OH 44904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Cannons (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Chapman (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mansfields 135th Anniversary & Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mansfield's War Of 1812 Blockhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mansfield's War of 1812 Blockhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Sultana Disaster (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Mansfield's War Of 1812 Blockhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mansfield Blockhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
Also see . . . 200 years of Freemasonry celebrated at Mansfield Blockhouse. 2014 article by Rhonda Bletner in the Richland Source. “Of the current 192 members, over 100 of them have been members for more than 40 years and approximately 50 have been a member in excess of 50 years. Masonic Lodges do not recruit membership, instead prospects must ask to become a member. ” (Submitted on May 27, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.