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Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Masonic Temple

 
 
Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription. Built 1823-1824. Oldest Pennsylvania building erected solely for Masonic use and now used exclusively for that purpose. Spared when Confederates burned town on July 30, 1864.
 
Erected 1964 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.156′ N, 77° 39.566′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on S. Second Street near E. Queen Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burning of Chambersburg (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin County (about 600 feet away); Morrow Tavern (about 700 feet away); Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 (about 700 feet away); Finding Your Way (about 700 feet away); War Between the States (about 800 feet away); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (about 800 feet away); Confederate Conference (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable BuildingsNotable EventsWar, US Civil
 
George Washington Lodge No. 143 image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
2. George Washington Lodge No. 143
National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
3. National Register of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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