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Williston in Williams County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Yellowstone Lodge #88 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons

 
 
Yellowstone Lodge #88 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 16, 2019
1. Yellowstone Lodge #88 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Marker
Inscription.  Site of Yellowstone Lodge #88 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons at Fort Buford, Dakota Territory under dispensation and charter from the Grand Lodge of Minnesota. The Lodge was active from January 26, 1871 to June 6, 1874 and occupied the first Masonic Hall in the area which is now North Dakota.
 
Erected by Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.
 
Location. 47° 59.185′ N, 104° 0.28′ W. Marker is in Williston, North Dakota, in Williams County. Marker can be reached from 39th Lane Northwest near 153rd Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williston ND 58801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Dakota Masonic Foundation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Trader's Complex (about 600 feet away); Fort Buford State Historic Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Buford Historic Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Field Officers' Quarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Telegraph Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cemetery
Yellowstone Lodge #88 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 16, 2019
2. Yellowstone Lodge #88 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Infantry Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williston.
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the grounds of Fort Buford State Historic Site.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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