SC-30-7 Masonic Lodge No. 19

Marker text: MASONIC LODGE No. 19
The first recorded meeting of this organization, known as Palmetto Lodge #19, took place Aug. 7, 1794, at the Samuel Saxon home, which stood nearby. Officers present were: Master, Joseph Downs; Deputy Master, Nathaniel McCoy; Senior Warden, Wm. Holiday; Junior Warden, John Wolff; and Secretary, Ezekiel Roland. Still in existence, this is the oldest known masonic lodge in Laurens County; its minutes date from 1794.
Erected by Palmetto Lodge #19 and Laurens County Historical Society, 1985

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