Vincennes in Knox County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Cradle of Freemasonry in Indiana
At historic Vincennes the first Lodge of Freemasons in the present State of Indiana was established, 1809, by the Grand Lodge of Kentucky. Since 1818 it has worked under Indiana charter as Vincennes Lodge No. 1.
Erected 1964 by Grand Lodge F. & A. M. of Indiana.
Location. 38° 40.712′ N, 87° 31.697′ W. Marker is in Vincennes, Indiana, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 5th Street, on the right when traveling east on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Broadway, Vincennes IN 47591, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Synod of Indiana of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Presbyterian Church In Indiana Territory (about 300 feet away); Niblack Mansion (about 500 feet away); Knox County (Indiana) Civil War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Knox County (Indiana) Gold Star Honor Roll (about 700 feet Knox County Veterans Memorial Park (about 800 feet away); Mary Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ellis Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vincennes.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Masonry in Vincennes, Indiana. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.