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Near Bertram in Burnet County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Mount Horeb Lodge

 
 
Mount Horeb Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, December 2, 2007
1. Mount Horeb Lodge Marker
Inscription.  Chartered Jan. 21, 1854; met in log schoolhouse.

Erected own lodge hall 1856 on land given by Grand Master Sam Mather and B. K. Stewart. First floor used as church and school. A fire in 1915 razed hall. Lodge rebuilt here 1916 on land given by G. T. and W. J. Williams.
 
Erected 1967 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9734.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is January 21, 1848.
 
Location. 30° 49.208′ N, 97° 56.156′ W. Marker is near Bertram, Texas, in Burnet County. Marker is on FM-243, 0.2 miles west of CR-284, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bertram TX 78605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mahomet-Sycamore Springs Community (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mahomet Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Smart-McCormick Home (approx. 1.4 miles away); Prairie View Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Briggs State Bank
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(approx. 4.7 miles away); The Community of Briggs (approx. 4.8 miles away); Connell Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Russell Fork Iron Truss Bridge (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bertram.
 
Also see . . .  Early Years of the Mount Horeb Lodge. (Submitted on February 17, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Mount Horeb Lodge and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, May 23, 2020
2. Mount Horeb Lodge and Marker
Mount Horeb Lodge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, December 2, 2007
3. Mount Horeb Lodge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 825 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 17, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on May 24, 2020, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   3. submitted on February 17, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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