Oldest Masonic Building in U.S. (Franklin Bet. 18th and 19th Sts.), Richmond, Va.
|Title:||Card Title: Oldest Masonic Building in U.S. (Franklin Bet. 18th and 19th Sts.), Richmond, Va.|
James Branch Cabell Library. Special Collections and Archives, contributor
VCU Libraries, publisher
Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va., printer
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File Number: post330.jpg (file number)
CONTENTdm ID: postcard/id/441 (CONTENTdm ID)
Card Text: This building, erected in 1785, and owned and occupied by Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19, A.F. & A.M. is the first edifice ever built in the U.S. exclusively for Masonic purposes. The records of this Lodge show that John Marshall, Gen'l Lafayette together, with many other statesmen, soldiers and citizens, of international renown have attended to its 'stated communications.'
Beautiful and Historical Richmond, Va. Series No.79;
Postmarked: Not postmarked.
Geographic Coverage: Richmond (Va.)
Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Richmond
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- 20th century
Richmond (Va.) -- Pictorial works
Richmond (Va.) -- Postcards
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|Is Part Of:||Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards.|