Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Prince Hall Masonry Founded in Mississippi
Masonry in Mississippi was founded by
Thomas W. Stringer in 1867
Erected September 22, 1985 by M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge, F.& A.M.
Prince Hall Affiliation
Edgar Bridges, Sr. Grand Master
Maurice Lucas, Deputy Grand Master
James T. Chiplin, Senior Gran Warden
Matt Prophet, Junior Grand Warden
L.W. Easterling, Grand Secretary
Lee A. Frison, Grand Treasurer
J.B. Henderson, Grand Sec.-Tres. Relief Dept.
Erected 1985 by M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge, F.&A.M. Prince Hall Affiliation.
Location. 32° 21.28′ N, 90° 52.714′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of First East Street and Monroe Street on First East Street. Touch for map. Located on the side of the Bethel AME Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 Monroe Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethel A.M.E. Church (a few steps from this marker); Strong in Faith (a few steps from this marker); Governor "Turkey Runner" (a few steps from this marker); Vicksburg's First Bank (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Happy Home (about 400 feet away); Planters' Hall (about 400 feet away); Anchuca (about 500 feet away); Main and Cherry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
Also see . . . Jackson Advocate article "A brief history of Prince Hall Masonry". (Submitted on June 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.