Lexington in Lee County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lexington Masonic Lodge No. 138
Erected 2003 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 18023.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. 30° 24.904′ N, 97° 0.651′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Texas, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Fourth Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. The marker is located on the right side of the front entrance to the lodge. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Lexington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lexington Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); United Methodist Church of Lexington (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Baptist Church of Lexington (approx. ¼ mile away); Lexington Memorial Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Indian Camp Branch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . .
1. Lexington, Texas. Wikipedia
Lexington's first postoffice was called String Prairie in 1848, named for the surrounding prairie. The first postmaster was veteran and legislator, James Shaw. In 1850, residents changed the name of the settlement to Lexington to honor the location of the first battle of the American Revolution.(Submitted on September 5, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
2. Order of the Eastern Star. Wikipedia
The Order of the Eastern Star is a Masonic appendant body open to both men and women. It was established in 1850(Submitted on September 5, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.