Remarkable Ohio


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ALERT: Marker given duplicate number 4-30. It will be corrected to 2-30 when possible.

2-30 The Scottish Rite in Ohio

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.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Officers and Members of the Masonic Lodges in the 23rd Masonic District and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 935 Wheeling Avenue, 
Location: Scottish Rite Temple
Latitude: 40.0248230
Longitude: -81.5871090