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Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas

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2128 Avenue F, Galveston, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 18' 16.046964", -94° 47' 31.0281"
    Texas State
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     Born in 1867 in Galveston. One of major systems of celebrated Masonic fraternal organization. Philip C. Tucker, the Deputy Inspector General of the Masons, read charter establishing San Felipe Lodge of Perfection. It was named after San Felipe de Austin, capital of first Anglo-American colony in Texas. As Texas Masonry flourished, L. M. Openheimer Charter of Rose Croix was organized in 1882. Pike-Tucker Council of Kadosh was granted a charter in 1898. The Texas Consistory No. 1 was established in 1899. The present cathedral was dedicated in 1929.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Scottish Rite Masonry Historical Marker Location Map, Galveston, Texas

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