[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Odd Fellows Hall]

Description:

Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Odd Fellows Hall in Sherman, Texas. Text: Erected in 1875. Third meeting place for Sherman Lodge #45 since organization Sept. 27, 1854. Center of community activity; opened a school (74 students) 11 years before first city public school. At June 21, 1862, meeting all members except one elderly brother left for Confederate service. This meeting was not officially closed until war's end. 3 Grand Masters of Texas and 1 Sovereign Grand Master of the world came from membership.

Creator(s): West, Carolyn Effie
Location(s): United States - Texas - Grayson County - Sherman
Creation Date: 2011-12/2012-03  
Partner(s):
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 23
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
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Date(s):
  • Creation: 2011-12/2012-03
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Grayson County - Sherman
Era
The Cattle Boom, 1865-1890
From 1875 to 2012
Description:

Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Odd Fellows Hall in Sherman, Texas. Text: Erected in 1875. Third meeting place for Sherman Lodge #45 since organization Sept. 27, 1854. Center of community activity; opened a school (74 students) 11 years before first city public school. At June 21, 1862, meeting all members except one elderly brother left for Confederate service. This meeting was not officially closed until war's end. 3 Grand Masters of Texas and 1 Sovereign Grand Master of the world came from membership.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 2151 x 1534 px.

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Keyword(s): THC | plaques | historic markers
Partner:
Private Collection of Carolyn West
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Relation (References): [Photograph of Odd Fellows Hall]
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: oddfellows1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth256859
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image