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Near Thunderbolt in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Solomon's Lodge No. 1

Free and Accepted Masons

 

— Savannah, Georgia —

 
Solomon's Lodge No.1, F. & A. M. 275th Anniversary Masonic Obelisk Marker image. Click for full size.
By E. Mason, March 6, 2021
1. Solomon's Lodge No.1, F. & A. M. 275th Anniversary Masonic Obelisk Marker
Inscription.  Solomon's Lodge No. 1 Free and Accepted Masons Savannah, Georgia Established by Worshipful Brother James Edward Oglethorpe February 21, 1734 at Sunbury, Georgia Celebrating 275 Years of Freemasonry in Georgia 1734-2009
 
Erected 2009 by Solomon's Lodge, No.1, F. & A. M. - Savannah, GA.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1734.
 
Location. 32° 2.721′ N, 81° 3.056′ W. Marker is near Thunderbolt, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Bonaventure Road. Located immediately inside the gates of Bonaventure Cemetery - in the center of the Old Masonic Burial grounds. The Masonic Lot is located directly behind the Gaston Mausoleum at the front of the cemetery. The obelisk is visible from the entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 Bonaventure Road, Savannah GA 31404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonials at Bonaventure (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fred Wessels, Senior (approx. 0.4
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miles away); The History of Victor B. Jenkins Jr. Memorial Boys Club (approx. 0.4 miles away); Roger Lacy (Lacey) (approx. 0.9 miles away); Savannah State College (approx. 1˝ miles away); Walter Bernard Hill Hall (approx. 1.6 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 2 miles away); American Grand Prize Races (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thunderbolt.
 
Additional keywords. Georgia Masonry, Solomon's Lodge Savannah, Masonic Obelisk, James Oglethorpe, The Oldest Continuously Operating English Constituted Lodge of Freemasons in the Western Hemisphere, Grand Lodge of Georgia, Georgia Freemasons, Masons, Sunbury Georgia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2021. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Last updated on April 22, 2021. Photo   1. submitted on March 24, 2021, by E. Mason of Savannah, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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