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Worthington in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Worthington Masonic Museum

 
 
Worthington Masonic Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 12, 2007
1. Worthington Masonic Museum Marker
Inscription.  Worthington was the center of Masonry for the central Ohio area in the early years of the nineteenth century. New England Lodge, with its original charter from the Grand Lodge of Connecticut dated 1803, is the oldest lodge in continuous existence in Ohio. This building, erected in 1820, is the oldest Masonic Temple west of the Allegheny Mountains.
 
Erected 1978 by The 14th District Masonic Officers Association and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-25.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 40° 5.185′ N, 83° 1.084′ W. Marker is in Worthington, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on High Street (U.S. 23) south of New England Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 634 High Street, Columbus OH 43085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Kilbourne / Worthington Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Marker at New England Lodge No. 4, F. & A. M. image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 12, 2007
2. Marker at New England Lodge No. 4, F. & A. M.
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Worthington Historic District (about 600 feet away); Veterans Fountain (about 700 feet away); Saint John's Church of Worthington and Parts Adjacent / Church and Graveyard (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bicentennial Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eclectic Medical College (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Founding of Worthington / Worthington, A Planned Community (approx. ¼ mile away); Orange Johnson House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Worthington.
 
Worthington Masonic Museum image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 12, 2007
3. Worthington Masonic Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,590 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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