Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial
(Left Plaque) This classic sculpture commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. The bronze bas-relief is a gift from Eastman Kodak Company, and was first commissioned as part of America's Bicentennial observance. It is the work of Isabel Giampietro Knoll. Dedication August 1982.
(Right Plaque) This monument erected with the support from Grand Lodge of Ohio; Scottish Rite, Hartford, CT.; Corinthian-Philo Lodge No. 368, Philadelphia, PA.; Scottish Rite, Bridgeport, CT.; Demolay Foundation of New Jersey, Inc.; Mt. Lebanon Lodge, Boston, MA.; Supreme Council, Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction; Supreme Council, Scottish Rite, Northern Jurisdiction; Scottish Rite, Southern New Jersey; Holland Lodge Foundation, Inc. N.Y.; to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.
Location. 38° 48.436′ N, 77° 3.838′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Callahan Drive and King Street (Virginia Route 7), on the right Touch for map. Marker is on the George Washington Masonic National Memorial grounds, on a landing of the ceremonial steps leading up to the memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria VA 22301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fighting Back (within shouting distance of this marker); Panoramic View of Alexandria (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Federal Boundary Stone SW 2 (about 400 feet away); Alexandria (about 500 feet away); Visiting Old Town (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
More about this marker. Parking is available at the memorial, or you can walk up the steps from the street.
Regarding The George Washington Masonic National Memorial. Self-guided and guided tours of rooms in the memorial, including the George Washington Museum in the tower are available. There is plenty of parking on the grounds.
Also see . . . A Concise History of Freemansonry. (Submitted on March 24, 2006.)
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