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Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M.

 
 
Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
1. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker
Inscription.  Hiram Lodge No.3 of the Prince Hall Masons was founded in 1797. It is the second oldest lodge in Masonic history. The Masonic order has played an invaluable role in the development of Afro-American moral values. Social skills and leadership abilities. The oldest fraternal organization in the Afro-American community, membership in the Masonic order continues to be held in high esteem among the majority of Afro-American people.
 
Erected by The Rhode Island Black heritage Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society series list.
 
Location. 41° 48.22′ N, 71° 24.419′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Eddy Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 883 Eddy St, Providence RI 02907, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince Hall (here, next to this marker); The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church
Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, July 2012
2. Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. Marker
Marker can be seen under lower right window
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Providence River Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Providence River Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier/A Second Life for the Hurricane Barrier (approx. one mile away); Colonial Wharf at South Water Street: 1910-1942 /Fox Point and the Night Boat Era 1822-1932 (approx. one mile away); The Bicentennial of Haitian Independence (approx. one mile away); Fox Point Cape Verdean Community (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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