Huntington in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chartered on January 25, 1860
Land purchased 1869 for $1000
Cornerstone laid August 25, 1904
First meeting at this location
held March 27, 1905
Erected by Jephtha Lodge No. 494 F.&A.M.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is January 25, 1860.
Location. 40° 52.237′ N, 73° 25.567′ W. Marker is in Huntington, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on New York Avenue south of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 New York Avenue, Huntington NY 11743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fire Department (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Suffrage Rally (about 400 feet away); Nathan Hale (about 500 feet away); Patriots of Long Island (about 500 feet away); “The Forgotten War” (about 500 feet away); Huntington's Old Burying Ground (about 600 feet away); Declaration of Rights (about 600 feet away); Huntington World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
Also see . . . Jephtha Lodge History. Jeptha Lodge webpage:
"Masonic light first came to Huntington in 1793 as Huntington Lodge No. 26 A.Y.M. The warrant was dated on March 22, 1793 thus making it the second lodge to be formed on Long Island...." (Submitted on September 9, 2019.)
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