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Manchester in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Manchester Lodge No. 14

 
 
Manchester Lodge No. 14 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
1. Manchester Lodge No. 14 Marker
Inscription.  On September 19, 1795, Manchester Lodge No. 14, A.F.&A. M., laid the cornerstone of its first temple on this site. The ceremony was conducted by the worshipful master Archibald Campbell, grand master John Marshall, and deputy grand master Robert Brooke. It served the brethren and the community as a meeting hall, a place of worship and a schoolhouse. The first school for deaf mutes in this country was held in this building.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
Location. 37° 31.471′ N, 77° 26.318′ W. Marker is in Manchester in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Hull Street (U.S. 360) and West 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on Hull Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manchester Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Transitions (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Manchester Elliott Grays (approx. ¼ mile away); Mayo's Bridge
Hull Street & West 5th Street. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
2. Hull Street & West 5th Street.
(approx. half a mile away); Dorothy Height (approx. half a mile away); Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Slavery Challenged (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
Also see . . .  Manchester #14 AF & AM. (Submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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