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Prince Hall Grand Lodge

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
1. Prince Hall Grand Lodge Marker
Inscription.  This Masonic lodge was named after Rev. Prince Hall, founder of Freemasonry among African-Americans. The first Grand Master of African Masonry was Absalom Jones, organizer in 1797 of Philadelphia's first lodge, the African Lodge of Free Masons.
 
Erected 1990 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
 
Location. 40° 1.145′ N, 75° 8.934′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4301 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19140, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roy Campanella (approx. half a mile away); Rev. Dr. Leon Howard Sullivan (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Protest against Slavery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Owen Wister (approx. 1.3
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By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
2. Prince Hall Grand Lodge Marker
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miles away); The Jewish Hospital (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grumblethorpe (approx. 1.4 miles away); Christopher Sower (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lutheran Publication Society (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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