Masonic Temple

Masonic Temple (HM15WL)

Location: Franklin, TN 37064 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 55.517', W 86° 52.02'

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This Masonic Temple, home of Hiram Lodge No. 7, built in 1823, was the first three-story building in Tennessee, and was at that time, the tallest building west of the Allegheny Mountains. It has been occupied by Hiram Lodge No. 7 since its completion, making it one of the oldest continuing Lodges at the same location in the United States. It was the site of President Andrew Jackson's Treaty with Chickasaw Indians in 1830, and served as an observation post and hospital at the time of the Battle Franklin in November, 1864.
HM NumberHM15WL
Year Placed1984
Placed ByWilliamson County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 511998 N 3975669
Decimal Degrees35.92528333, -86.86700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 55.517', W 86° 52.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 55' 31.02" N, 86° 52' 1.20" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 125 2nd Ave S, Franklin TN 37064, US
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