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Winters in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M.

 
 
Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
1. Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Marker
Inscription.  

Founded in upper room of schoolhouse ten years before Winters became a town. Chartered Dec. 7, 1892. First officers: J.T. Brown, Worshipful Master; Ervin Brown, Senior Warden; W.S. Mullin, Junior Warden.

After a 1910 fire, lodge moved to present hall.
 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5872.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is December 7, 1889.
 
Location. 31° 57.469′ N, 99° 57.762′ W. Marker is in Winters, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Main Street (U.S. 83) and E. Dale Street, on the right when traveling north on N. Main Street. Marker is at northeast corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 N Main St, Winters TX 79567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winters State Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Winters Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Winters (within shouting distance of this marker); Blue Gap Post Office
Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
2. Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Marker
Marker on left (north) side of building entrance
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winters FFA Chapter (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Cotton Oil Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Winters Brass Band (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winters.
 
Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Building in Downtown Winters image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
3. Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Building in Downtown Winters
Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Building image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
4. Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Building
View to east across Main Street (US 83)
South Side of Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Building image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
5. South Side of Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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