M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge

M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge (HM266O)

Location: Jackson, MS 39203 Hinds County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 17.857', W 90° 12.237'

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Named in honor of Grand Master
Thomas W. Stringer, founder of Prince
Hall Masonry in Mississippi, who served
as Grand Master from 1867 to 1893.
Dedicated on May 30, 1955, with an
address given by civil rights activist
and future Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall. The lodge has since
been the headquarters of Prince Hall
Masonry and the Mississippi branch of
the NAACP On June 15, 1963, an
overflow crowd of mourners gathered
here for the funeral of Medgar Evers.
HM NumberHM266O
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 763290 N 3576859
Decimal Degrees32.29761667, -90.20395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 17.857', W 90° 12.237'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 17' 51.42" N, 90° 12' 14.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1072 John R. Lynch St, Jackson MS 39203, US
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