Marker Details

Cedar Bayou Masonic Lodge No. 321 A. F. and A. M., Hall of

2850 Ferry Road

Cedar Bayou , 77522

three markers at this location, Lodge, Lodge building & grave marker in cemetery behind building
Directions: From Hwy 146 eastbound, right on N. Alexander, one block and then right on Ferry road, approx. 2 tenths mile to lodge on left; marker is to the right of the building entrance

Key Time Period: 1866 - 1876 Reconstruction

Corretions/New Research:

Marker Text: Built 1875-1876, largely by labor of members. Lumber, cut to order in Florida, arrived here by schooner in nick of time to escape havoc of 1875 hurricane.

The 1883 Worshipful Master, J. H. Kipp, made and gave (1889) the carved and inlaid altar and some other appointments.

Oldest Eastern Star chapter in Texas (Cedar Bayou Chapter No. 11, O. E. S.), organized in 1884, has always met in this hall.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970
Marker Type: RTHL Marker
Historical Org: Texas Historical Commission (THC)

Key Map Information: 502 P

GPS Coordinates: 29 45.047, 94 55.852

Precinct No: 2

Marker No: 10627