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ALERT: There are two markers numbered 4-30 in Guernsey County. The other is 'Morgan's Raid in Old Washington.'

Title, side A
The Scottish Rite in Ohio
Text, side A
The first Scottish Rite body of Free Masonry west of the Alleghenies was formed in Cambridge, Ohio, in 1852 by Killian H. Van Rensselaer, an honorary 33rd Degree Mason. He lived in this city from 1851 to 1867. Van Rensselaer was superintendent of construction of the present railroad tunnel west of Cambridge. He died in Cincinnati in 1881 at the age of 80.
Address
935 Wheeling Avenue
Cambridge, OH 43725
Location
Scottish Rite Temple
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.0248230, Longitude: -81.5871090.
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