La Fayette Masonic Lodge No. 34 A.F. & A.M.

La Fayette Masonic Lodge No. 34 A.F. & A.M. (HM1L9U)

Location: La Grange, TX 78945 Fayette County
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N 29° 54.859', W 96° 52.964'

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La Grange's Masonic Lodge organized in 1847, with John Murchison as the first Worshipful Master. Historically, Masons have supported many civic causes including education. The La Fayette Lodge laid the cornerstone for the Fayette County Courthouse in 1891, with district judge and lodge member Lyttleton W. Moore delivering the oration. The lodge lost its charter in 1883-84 due to inactivity, but reformed in 1889 with its original lodge number and R. P. Kirk installed as Worshipful Master. The present lodge temple was dedicated Jun. 22, 1939. Notable members have included Judge Moore, G. A. Stierling, William Loessin, Charles Jungmichel, and many other local and state leaders.

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HM NumberHM1L9U
Year Placed2012
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 704404 N 3311175
Decimal Degrees29.91431667, -96.88273333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 54.859', W 96° 52.964'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 54' 51.54" N, 96° 52' 57.84" W
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Area Code(s)979, 713
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 N Jefferson St, La Grange TX 78945, US
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