Location Information
(for the Masonic Temple {M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge})
Name:Masonic Temple {M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge}
Address:1072 Lynch Street
City/County:Jackson, Hinds County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1954-1957
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:04-13-2006
Recorded:04-28-2006
Book/Vol. No.:V. 6472, pp. 47-48
Context/Comments
Meeting place of Stringer Grand Lodge, Lynch Lodge No. 2, T.C. Almore Lodge No. 242, West Jackson Lodge No. 697, and other African-American (Prince Hall affiliation) Masonic groups. This was the site of the funeral of Medgar Evers in 1963. Various Civil Rights organizations met here during the 1960s.