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The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina

 
 
The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
1. The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina Marker
Inscription.
Organized before August 18, 1737, this Grand Lodge met in Charles Shepheard's Tavern, an early meeting place of the colony, once located on this corner.
 
Erected 1987 by The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of S.C. (Marker Number 10-15.)
 
Location. 32° 46.617′ N, 79° 55.754′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Broad Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the northwest corner of the building. The current building houses the South Carolina Bank and Trust. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 Broad Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Society of the Cincinnati of the State of South Carolina (a few steps from this marker); Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry / Solomon's Lodge No. 1 (a few steps from this marker); Shepheard's Tavern (a few steps from this marker); William A. Giles (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Bank Building (within shouting distance
The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
2. The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina Marker
of this marker); Clark Mills Studio (within shouting distance of this marker); The Confederate Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Bible Depository (within shouting distance of this marker); The Douxsaint House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel Ravenel II House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina. Official website of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina. (Submitted on September 30, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Charles Shepeard's Tavern. Shepeard's Tavern in Charleston, South Carolina, was the birthplace of Scottish Rite Freemasonry. (Submitted on September 30, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
3. The Grand Lodge of Ancient Freemasons of South Carolina Marker
Looking South Along Church Street to it's Intersection with Broad Street
South Carolina Bank and Trust Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
4. South Carolina Bank and Trust Building
South Carolina Bank and Trust Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
5. South Carolina Bank and Trust Building
Additional marker for the South Carolina Bank and Trust building. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, February 13, 2010
6. Additional marker for the South Carolina Bank and Trust building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 14, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 812 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 14, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   2. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on September 30, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on February 14, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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