Early Masonic Lodges

Early Masonic Lodges (HMCG1)

Location: Emporia, VA 23847
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 41.087', W 77° 32.6'

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Hicksford Lodge No. 37, the first in Greensville County, was chartered in 1793. It became dormant by 1829, but several former members, with new recruits from Southampton County, formed Widow's Son Lodge No. 150, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the Grand Lodge of Virginia. The new lodge first met on 7 June 1829 (Anno Lucie 5829) at the home of William Fennell near Haley's Bridge in southeastern Greensville County. The lodge moved to the courthouse in Hicksford in 1840, then in 1905 to this Classical Revival-style temple. The following year, the Royal Arch Chapter was formed and met here as well.
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HM NumberHMCG1
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Marker NumberUM 47
Year Placed1997
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 2:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272751 N 4062919
Decimal Degrees36.68478333, -77.54333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 41.087', W 77° 32.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 41' 5.22" N, 77° 32' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 427-461 US-301, Emporia VA 23847, US
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