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Junction in Kimble County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Masonic Hall

 
 
Masonic Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 31, 2020
1. Masonic Hall Marker
Inscription.  

Built in 1902 by Dr. James Warren Burt, resident of Kimble County, 1881 - 1913. Ground floor has housed office of Dr. Burt and numerous other businesses. Top floor served as auditorium for public and church meetings and for graduation exercises of Junction High School until 1909.
Junction City Lodge No. 548 A.F. & A.M., chartered December 2, 1882, purchased the building on March 16, 1909, and has met here continuously.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark 1966
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3164.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 30° 29.35′ N, 99° 46.014′ W. Marker is in Junction, Texas, in Kimble County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 481) and North 6th Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 613 Main Street, Junction TX 76849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major William Addison Spencer (within shouting
The Marker along the sidewalk. image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 31, 2020
2. The Marker along the sidewalk.
distance of this marker); John Sterling Durst (within shouting distance of this marker); Burt M. Fleming Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Coke R. Stevenson (within shouting distance of this marker); Early History of Kimble County (within shouting distance of this marker); Kimble County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Griffith (within shouting distance of this marker); O.C. Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Junction.
 
Also see . . .  Freemasonry History. Wikipedia (Submitted on November 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The view of the Masonic Hall from across the street image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 31, 2020
3. The view of the Masonic Hall from across the street
The Masonic Hall Sign out front of the building. image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 31, 2020
4. The Masonic Hall Sign out front of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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