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.

2-27 Morning Dawn Lodge No. 7 Free and Accepted Masons

Side A: Morning Dawn was the first lodge to be chartered, on January 5, 1810, by the Grand Lodge of Ohio. Andrew Lewis was the first Worshipful Master. Meetings were originally held in J. B. Ferrard’s house on the north corner of Locust and Third Streets. In 1816 the lodge moved to the Gallia Academy building on the west corner of State and Second streets. [Masonic Emblem]
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The 19 Lodges of the 12th Masonic District, Meigs, Jackson, Lawrence and Gallia Counties and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 307 Third Avenue, 
Location: SE corner of 3rd Avenue and Court Street
Latitude: 38.8075000
Longitude: -82.2080880