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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas

A.D. 1848 - A.D. 1948

 

A.L. 5848 - A.L. 5948

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
1. The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas Marker
Inscription.
This plaque was dedicated January 15, 1948, by Alamo Lodge No. 44 A.F.&A.M. commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the chartering of the lodge and honoring those pioneer masons of that era, who founded the lodge upon this site.
 
Erected 1948 by Alamo Lodge No. 44 A.F.&A.M.
 
Location. 29° 25.553′ N, 98° 29.19′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker is on Alamo Plaza, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the exterior SW corner wall of the Long Barrack of the Alamo Mission complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio TX 78205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Masonic Heroes of the Alamo (here, next to this marker); The Alamo in 1836 (here, next to this marker); Ruins of the Habitations of the Friars and Indians (a few steps from this marker); Letter From The Alamo (a few steps from this marker); Founding of the Mission and Origin of Name (a few steps from this marker); Clara Driscoll (a few steps from this marker); Adina de Zavala (a few steps from this marker); The Alamo (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
Also see . . .
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
2. The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas Marker
Next to masonic heroes of the Alamo marker.
 Freemasonry in Texas. (Submitted on May 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 29, 2010
3. The Birthplace of Freemasonry in West Texas Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 919 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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