SPJST Lodge No. 49 Historical

SPJST Lodge No. 49 Historical (HM1T6O)

Location: Rowena, TX 76875 Runnels County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 38.66', W 100° 2.478'

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On May 2, 1904, eighteen charter members organized SPJST Lodge No. 49 in Runnels County. Founded just eight years after the SPJST's organization, Lodge No. 49 continued the Czech-Texan benevolent society's goals of promoting fellowship and Czech culture, and providing life insurance and care for its members. In 1927, the lodge began working with local Sokol organization members on a new building. Once opened, it functioned as a meeting place for the groups, in addition to other organizations. Sporting activities and community and celebratory events have also been held on the grounds. Today, SPJST Lodge No. 49 continues to promote fraternalism while building up the Rowena community.
HM NumberHM1T6O
Year Placed2009
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 401263 N 3501484
Decimal Degrees31.64433333, -100.04130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 38.66', W 100° 2.478'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 38' 39.6" N, 100° 2' 28.68" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 714-718 FM2133, Rowena TX 76875, US
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