Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Ector in Fannin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ector Lodge No. 687, A. F. & A. M.

 
 
Ector Lodge No. 687, A. F. & A. M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
1. Ector Lodge No. 687, A. F. & A. M. Marker
Inscription.  This lodge began in 1887, when a group of Masons in the town of Ravenna joined together and petitioned the Grand Lodge of Texas for a charter. In 1889 the lodge was moved to the new railroad town of Ector, and in 1901 the name was changed to Ector Lodge No. 687. The membership met in several locations before moving to this building in 1980. Throughout its history, the lodge has maintained an active interest in the community and in charitable projects. Members of Ector Lodge have included area pioneers and prominent citizens.
 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9145.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
Location. 33° 34.74′ N, 96° 16.393′ W. Marker is in Ector, Texas, in Fannin County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Farm to Market Road 898) and West Cardinal Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Marker is mounted at the southwest corner of the
Ector Lodge No. 687, A. F. & A. M. Marker (<i>wide view; main entrance right of marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
2. Ector Lodge No. 687, A. F. & A. M. Marker (wide view; main entrance right of marker)
subject building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 North Main Street, Ector TX 75439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bailey Inglish (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fannin County (approx. 5.4 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Fannin County Courthouses (approx. 5.4 miles away); James Butler Bonham (approx. 5˝ miles away); Bonham Daily Favorite (approx. 5˝ miles away); John Wesley Hardin (approx. 5˝ miles away); Arledge Ridge Cemetery (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Ector Lodge No. 687, A. F. & A. M. (<i>southwest corner view; marker visible beside entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2016
3. Ector Lodge No. 687, A. F. & A. M. (southwest corner view; marker visible beside entrance)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Sep. 27, 2020