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Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

In Memory of J. Wilson Parker

 
 
In Memory of J. Wilson Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2011
1. In Memory of J. Wilson Parker Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of J. Wilson Parker
June 26, 1895 ------ July 27, 1966
Grand Master 1940
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Masonic Home of
Georgia, 1946-1966
Raised in Fairburn Lodge No. 180, F. & A. M., 1920; Worshipful Master 1923 and 1943; High Priest, Fairburn Chapter No. 24, R. A. M., 1926; Illustrious Master, Fairburn Council No 45, R. & S. M., 1926; Eminent Commander, Constantine Commandery No. 26, 1939, E. Grand Captain General, Grand Commandery; Past Sovereign Red Cross of Constantine; Knight York Cross of Honor 1959; 33 Scottish Rite Mason, 1955.

Distinguished lawyer and jurist.

His devotion to duty; his dedication to the principles of Freemasonry; his abiding love for the children of the Masonic Home and his untiring labors for their welfare and happiness; his spirit of good will toward all men; and his greatness of mind and heart will forever be cherished by the Masons of Georgia.
 
Erected by The Educational and Historical Commission, Grand Lodge of Georgia, F. & A. M.
 
Location. 32° 51.959′ N, 83° 38.406′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is on Nottingham Drive 0 miles west of Masonic Home Road, in the median. Touch for map
In Memory of J. Wilson Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2011
2. In Memory of J. Wilson Parker Marker
. The marker is on the circular drive in front of the Masonic Children's Home at the end of Nottingham Drive. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1417 Nottingham Drive, Macon GA 31211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Max Meyerhardt (within shouting distance of this marker); Macon Defensive Fortifications (approx. one mile away); General Edward Dorr Tracy, Jr. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Oak Ridge Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Unknown, But Not Forgotten (approx. 1.2 miles away); John Basil Lamar (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Oak Ridge Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Alfred Holt Colquitt (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
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In Memory of J. Wilson Parker Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2011
3. In Memory of J. Wilson Parker Marker
The marker with the Masonic Children's Home in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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