Contributed by Patten Free Library
This leather-bound trunk holds the Masonic uniform regalia belonging to James F. Manion (1854-1900). Manion was a member of the F & A. M. Dunlap Commandery of the No. 5 K.T. Masons and worked at the Shannon House as a clerk. The Shannon House was originally the home of William and Ann King; upon William's death in 1852, it was moved to Vine Street, enlarged and used as a tavern and inn. While Manion was a member, the Dunlap Commandery met at the Ledyard Block on the corner of Centre and Washington Streets.
About This Item
- Title: Masonic Trunk, Dunlap Commandery, Bath, ca. 1890
- Creator: Dunlap Commandery
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Local Name: Ledyard Block
- Town: Bath
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Leather
- Dimensions: 28 cm x 46 cm x 29 cm
- Local Code: PfL BHS 2007.5
- Collection: Bath Historical Society
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Freemasons. Dunlap Commander, No. 5 F. & A.M. (Bath, Me.)
- Manion, James F., 1854-1900--Freemasonry
For more information about this item, contact:Patten Free Library
33 Summer Street, Bath, ME 04530
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