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Masonic Temple Philadelphia

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
1. Masonic Temple Philadelphia Marker
Inscription. The 1873 Masonic Temple, a National Historic Landmark, is home to the Grand Lodge of Pa. Its lodge rooms, featuring varied architectural themes, and its stonework are widely acclaimed. Its prominence in size and location reflects Free-masonry’s importance in American history.
 
Erected 2007 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.204′ N, 75° 9.774′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia Fire Department Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Public Sector Collective Bargaining (within shouting distance of this marker); William Penn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Government Of The People (about 300 feet away); John Wanamaker
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By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
2. Masonic Temple Philadelphia
(about 300 feet away); Brigadier General Smedley D. Butler (about 400 feet away); Philadelphia City Hall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
3. Masonic Temple
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. 1985 National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
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By Don Morfe, April 25, 2015
4. Masonic Temple Philadelphia
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By Brandon Kantner, November 12, 2014
5. Masonic Temple Philadelphia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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