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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Scottish Rite Temple / Grand Consistory of Kentucky

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
1. Scottish Rite Temple Marker
Inscription.  
Scottish Rite Temple
Home of Grand Consistory of Ky., a branch of Freemasonry. Chartered 1852 in Louisville by Supreme Council of Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction of U.S. of America. Oldest Body under Supreme Council in continued existence. John C. Breckinridge was the first Ky. Sovereign Grand Inspector Gen.
Presented by The Louisville, Ky., Scottish Rite.

Grand Consistory of Kentucky
Albert G. Mackey, Sec.-Gen. of Supreme Council, issued warrant "To open and hold Consistory of Sublime Princes of the Royal Secret" for Ky. in Louisville, Aug. 21, 1852. A dispensation was given to H. Gray, Grand Cmdr.; H. Hudson, lst Lt. Cmdr.; J. H. Howe, 2nd Lt. Cmdr.; J. Cromie, Grand Treas.; and F. Webber, Grand Sec., to serve as Charter Officers of the Grand Consistory.
 
Erected 1984 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1739.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
Scottish Rite Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 26, 2020
2. Scottish Rite Temple Marker
. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 14.809′ N, 85° 45.082′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Gray Street and South Brook Street, on the right when traveling east on East Gray Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East Gray Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Filson Club / Home of Founder (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisville Medical College (about 800 feet away); Louis D. Brandeis Home / Louis D. Brandeis (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Lutheran Church (approx. ¼ mile away); "Neighborhood House" / Settlement Houses (approx. ¼ mile away); Green Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Campaign to End Racial Segregation in Louisville (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Denison Prentice (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Asset Detail | Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite Temple (PDF). National Register of Historic Places inventory-nomination form and photographs. (Submitted on December 11, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
 
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Feb. 25, 2021