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Versailles in Ripley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Masonic Hall

1847 - 1918

 

—Morgan's Raid —

 
Site of Masonic Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Site of Masonic Hall Marker
Inscription. Versailles Lodge No. 7 contracted with county, added to a brick building, occupied the second floor. Confederate raiders July 12, 1863 took officers’ jewels made from silver franc pieces. General Morgan, a Freemason, ordered property returned.
 
Erected 1966 by The Grand Lodge F. & A. M. of Indiana.
 
Location. 39° 4.31′ N, 85° 15.127′ W. Marker is in Versailles, Indiana, in Ripley County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street and Tyson Street, on the right when traveling north on North Washington Street. Touch for map. Located on the South/West lawn of Ripley County Courthouse in Versailles, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Versailles IN 47042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ripley County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Stephen S. Harding (here, next to this marker); John Hunt Morgan's Code of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ripley County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Eleazer Wheelock Ripley (within shouting distance of
Obverse Side - - Site of Masonic Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Site of Masonic Hall Marker
this marker); Morgan's Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); General John Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson Watts (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Versailles.
 
Additional keywords. Morgan's Raid
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil
 
Looking East - - Site of Masonic Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Looking East - - Site of Masonic Hall Marker
South/West Corner - - Ripley County Courthouse - - Versailles, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. South/West Corner - - Ripley County Courthouse - - Versailles, Indiana
East Entrance - - Ripley County Courthouse - - - Built 1860 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. East Entrance - - Ripley County Courthouse - - - Built 1860
South/East Corner - - Ripley County Courthouse - - Versailles, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
6. South/East Corner - - Ripley County Courthouse - - Versailles, Indiana
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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