Prince Hall Grand Lodge Historical Points of Interest

Castle Williams Island (Prince Hall)

Description: The site where the First Black Mason were initiated. On Monday, March 6, 1775, at Castle William (present day Fort Independence) then situated in Boston Harbor, Prince Hall and fourteen of his companions took the three degrees that raised them to the sublime degree of Master Mason. The degrees were bestowed upon Prince Hall and his companions by the Masonic rank and file of the 38th Regiment of Foot of Lodge #441, Chartered by the Irish Grand Lodge where the Regiment had been recruited. (At this time there were other Black Masons under the British Flag, but these were the first made in America).
Address: 2010 William J Day Blvd, South Boston, MA 02127
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Prince Hall Monument

Description: monument dedicated to Prince Hall which is located next to the monument dedicated to George Washington
Address: 1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Copp's Hill (Prince Hall's Grave Site)

Description: Prince Hall and Sarah Hall's burial sites
Address: Hull Street & Snow Hill Street, Boston, MA 02113
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Prince Hall Mystic Arlington Cemetery

Description: A historic cemetery where Prince Hall masons are buried
Related Article: Arlington Historical Society
Address: 42 Gardner St Arlington, MA 02474
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