Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
African American Business District - Doric Lodge No. 18 (F. & A.M.-P.H.A.)
Danville's Doric Lodge No. 18 was founded 1888 as Boyle Association and moved to this site in 1920. For 50 years, the lodge was a cultural and social center of the African American community of Boyle County. Donations of $1,000 by each of ten members of the brotherhood secured a loan enabling construction of building in 1920. Over.
Erected 1995 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1958.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 37° 38.711′ N, 84° 46.252′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Between Main & Walnut Streets next to Constitution Square across from Dr. Ephraim McDowell historic home. Marker is in this post office area: Danville KY 40422, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. First USCT Recruits at Camp Nelson (a few steps from this marker); Ephraim McDowell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Ephraim McDowell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker Daniel (within shouting distance of this marker); John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Danville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grayson's Tavern (about 400 feet away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
Categories. • African Americans • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations •
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