Old County Courthouse Rio Grande Lodge No. 81

Old County Courthouse Rio Grande Lodge No. 81 (HM27Y7)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 25° 54.189', W 97° 29.769'

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Designed by architects J.N. Preston & Son and built in 1882-1883, this courthouse included juror sleeping rooms on the third floor.
Since 1914 this building has been owned by the Masonic Rio Grande Lodge No. 81, which had been meeting since 1848 under a provisional charter, receiving its formal charter in 1851. The cupola, which once capped this structure was destroyed in the 1933 hurricane.

Fue diseñado por los arquitectos "J.N. Preston & Son" y construido en 1882-83.

Funding provided by Rio Grande Lodge No. 81
HM NumberHM27Y7
Placed ByBrownsville Heritage Trail & Rio Grande Lodge No. 81
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650635 N 2865822
Decimal Degrees25.90315000, -97.49615000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.189', W 97° 29.769'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 11.34" N, 97° 29' 46.14" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1131 E Jefferson St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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