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Thunderbolt in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Roger Lacy (Lacey)

 
 
Roger Lacy (Lacey) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
1. Roger Lacy (Lacey) Marker
Inscription. Roger Lacy (Lacey) arrived in Savannah in 1734. While a resident of the Georgia Colony, he spent most of his time at a trading post in Augusta. There he gained employment as a trader and served as the post commander. Roger Lacy (Lacey) was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 44 of Swan Tavern in Long Acre, London. He received an appointment as a Steward of the Grand Lodge of England, January 29, 1731. Thomas Thynne, Viscount Weymouth, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of England, granted a deputation to him for constituting a lodge at Savannah. This lodge, now known as Solomon`s Lodge No. 1, Savannah, Georgia was one of the lodges which created the Grand Lodge of Georgia, December 16, 1786. Roger Lacey Lodge No. 722, F. & A. M. Savannah, Georgia, is named in honor of Roger Lacy (Lacey).
 
Erected by the Roger Lacey Lodge No. 722, Free and Accepted Masons, Savannah, Georgia.
 
Location. 32° 1.953′ N, 81° 3.007′ W. Marker is in Thunderbolt, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on River Drive near Center St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located 1/2 block south of Victory Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles
Roger Lacy (Lacey) Marker, looking north on River Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Roger Lacy (Lacey) Marker, looking north on River Street.
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Savannah State College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Walter Bernard Hill Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); The History of Victor B. Jenkins Jr. Memorial Boys Club (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fred Wessels, Senior (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colonials at Bonaventure (approx. one mile away); Mercer Auto Camp (approx. 2 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 2.3 miles away); American Grand Prize Races (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thunderbolt.
 
Categories. Colonial EraFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Persons
 
Roger Lacy (Lacey) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
3. Roger Lacy (Lacey) Marker
Additional Marker at base of Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
4. Additional Marker at base of Historical Marker
Roger Lacey
(618)
First Grand Master
of Masons
in Province of Georgia
1735
Grant of 500 Acres
at Thunderbolt
1733- 4
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,461 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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