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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

King Solomon Lodge

 
 
King Solomon Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
1. King Solomon Lodge Marker
Inscription.  First African American Masonic lodge in N.C.; est. 1865. Erected in 1870, the building was moved here in 1920s.
 
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-81.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 35° 6.729′ N, 77° 2.53′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is on Howard Street near Queen Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cedar Grove Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Henry Singleton (about 700 feet away); St. Peter's A.M.E. Zion Church (about 700 feet away); Political Duel (about 800 feet away); New Bern Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker
King Solomon Lodge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 14, 2014
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also named New Bern Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022