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Oyster Bay, New York: Teddy Roosevelt's Masonic Lodge

Teddy became a Master Mason here under the watchful Eye of Providence in April 1901 during his brief tenure as U.S. vice president.

14 W. Main St., Oyster Bay, NY
Downtown, on the north side of W. Main St., just west of its intersection with NY-106/South St. Historical marker out front; granite plaque at the west end of the building.
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Theodore Roosevelt's Masonic Lodge

A historical marker and a granite monument outside an active Masonic lodge commemorate its connection with Theodore Roosevelt. He became a Master Mason there in April 1901 during his brief vice-presidency. He remained affiliated with the lodge until his death in 1919.

[Kurt Deion /, 06/22/2022]
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