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
Easement Information
No. of Active Easements:2
Date Signed:09-09-2011
Expires:09-09-2036
Easement Type:Preservation/Maintenance
Book/Vol. No.:V. 7122 Pg. 2113-4
Date Signed:02-16-2012
Expires:02-16-2037
Easement Type:Preservation/Maintenance
Book/Vol. No.:V.7126 Pg.7689-7690
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.