Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Forty - Niners
Erected 1975 by Grand Lodge F. & A. M. of Indiana.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is March 27, 1639.
Location. 40° 25.1′ N, 86° 53.453′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbia Street (State Road 26) and North 6th Street, on the right when traveling west on Columbia Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tribute to Joe Rumpza - The Vegetable King (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Red Crown Mini-Museum (about 500 feet away); 1825 Lafayette 1925 (about 700 feet away); General Lafayette - Fountain (about 700 feet away); To Commemorate The Wabash and Erie Canal (approx. The Tippecanoe County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln in Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Earl & Hatcher Block (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
Also see . . . Masonic History of the Grand Lodge of California. The Grand Master of Indiana issued a dispensation to form Sierra Nevada Lodge, in Grass Valley, in 1848. The Lodge eventually failed, and its members later formed Madison Lodge, which was chartered under the Grand Lodge of California. (Submitted on August 30, 2010.)
Additional keywords. California Gold Rush
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.