Montgomery Freemasonry

Montgomery Freemasonry (HM1CQW)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36104 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 22.757', W 86° 18.651'

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Freemasonry is a fraternal order which promotes a spirit of brotherhood, devotion to family, and service to God and country. Local Masonic Lodges and affiliated organizations, such as the Eastern Star, Scottish and York Rite bodies, the Shrine, Rainbow Girls, and Order of DeMolay, support many beneficial charities, medical facilities, and educational foundations.

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1821: Nine Masonic Lodges formed Grand Lodge of Alabama F. & A.M and Montgomery Lodge No. 11 organized. Town founder Andrew Dexter among charter members. First hall built west side, upper Commerce Street, 1823. When city became capital in 1846, Grand Lodge located here. 1852: Andrew Jackson Lodge No. 173 organized. Temple built at Bibb and Commerce, 1872. Grand Lodge of Alabama dedicated new Temple at Washington and Perry, 1898. Masonic Home built on Vaughn Road, 1911. New Grand Lodge Temple built at same site, 1964.
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HM NumberHM1CQW
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Year Placed1992
Placed ByThe Montgomery County Masonic Conference
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:13pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 564825 N 3582686
Decimal Degrees32.37928333, -86.31085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.757', W 86° 18.651'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 45.42" N, 86° 18' 39.06" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120 Commerce St, Montgomery AL 36104, US
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