Remarkable Ohio


Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

1-84 The American Union Lodge No. 1 Free & Accepted Masons

Side A: The lodge was organized in Roxbury, Massachusetts, on February 10, 1776, by Connecticut soldiers in the Continental Army. It met when and where it could during the Revolutionary War. By tradition, the lodge’s name and seal were suggested by Benjamin Franklin and the seal was engraved by Paul Revere. Many of the lodge members settled in the Marietta area following the war. On June 28, 1790, the lodge was reorganized in Campus Martius under its original warrant held by Past Master Capt. Jonathan Heart, commandant of Fort Harmer.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: [Masonic Emblem] Brethren of the 17th Masonic District and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 601 2nd Street, 
Location: Campus Martius Museum, 601 Second Street
Latitude: 39.4215750
Longitude: -81.4612820