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Blessing in Matagorda County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Masonic Lodge #411

 
 
Masonic Lodge #411 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 11, 2021
1. Masonic Lodge #411 Marker
Inscription.  

Hall built 1875 at Deming's Bridge, near Pierce Ranch, by John Pierce and Masonic brothers. First floor used as Baptist church and community hall. Moved about 1903 when town of Blessing was founded.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3243.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 28° 52.299′ N, 96° 13.135′ W. Marker is in Blessing, Texas, in Matagorda County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue B (Farm to Market Road 616) and 11th Street, on the left when traveling west on Avenue B. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 691 Avenue B, Blessing TX 77419, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blessing Library Association (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter’s Catholic Church (about 700 feet away); Blessing State Bank (about 800 feet away); Old Hawley Cemetery
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(approx. 2.8 miles away); Deming’s Bridge Community (approx. 3 miles away); William Walter “Pudge” Heffelfinger (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hawley Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Grimes Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blessing.
 
National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 11, 2021
2. National Register of Historic Places
Masonic Lodge #411 with State Marker and National marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 11, 2021
3. Masonic Lodge #411 with State Marker and National marker
The view of the Masonic Lodge #411 from the road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, March 11, 2021
4. The view of the Masonic Lodge #411 from the road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 14, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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