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Historic Old Tavern

Now owned by the Masonic Lodge, the old building was once the first tavern and resting spot of the... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
Kay1947
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Madison, Indiana
Must visit for any Freemasons

This was my second visit to the historic home which was the birthplace of the Grand Lodge of Free... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
waldrokl
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Brownsburg, Indiana
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11 Dec 2017
“Must visit for any Freemasons”
21 Apr 2015
“Historic Old Tavern”
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

This was my second visit to the historic home which was the birthplace of the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons in Indiana on January 13, 1818. The occasion was to confer a degree upon a worthy Brother. These are always moving for members,...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Now owned by the Masonic Lodge, the old building was once the first tavern and resting spot of the early settlers of our country. The tavern area in on the main floor with sleeping space located on the second level. Knowledgeable tour guide leads you...More

Thank Kay1947
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

The Schofield house was the first two story brick house and also the first tavern built in Madison. It was never used as a Masonic lodge, but rather was the birthplace of the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons in Indiana on January 13,...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 8 May 2013

The fact that this place served as a Masonic Lodge and provided accommodations to early travelers make it unique among the properties open to the public for tours. The history is well-documented and there are interesting artifacts, but it would be nice if research were...More

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Great place to see. All the docents at all the houses were great.

Thank none026
Reviewed 4 July 2012

I'm not sure how to review this historic house. The house is an interesting tavern of the 1800's that had boarding facilities. It has been well restored and the grounds are nice. Supposedly haunted, it is currently a masonic lodge. My "but" isn't a reflection...More

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