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The Masonic College of Missouri opens in Philadelphia, Missouri

Marion County, Missouri, 1857
05/12/1844
The Masonic College of Missouri opened in Philadelphia, Missouri under its first president J. Worthington Smith.  The first of its kind in the country, it moved to Lexington, Missouri in 1847 but closed by 1859. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 183.

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