Talk:History of Richmond, Virginia

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Citation needed[edit]

This edit done way back in 2005, claiming that the first Masonic Hall in America was in Richmond, needs verification. A few other pages claim it was in Boston. Wodenhelm (Talk) 01:54, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

It should be properly qualified as "the oldest structure built and continuously used for Masonic purposes", i.e. it was the oldest one built expressly for the Masons AND that has been used by Masons ever since then. It is quite possible the others you speak of may have been built earlier but ceased usage during some point (even if temporarily), or built for some other purpose and converted to Masonic use. For the citation supporting this version of the claim, see the National Register nomination, at Section 8, first line. Morgan Riley (talk) 02:48, 5 February 2013 (UTC)
Correction made, adding qualification, date, and citation. Morgan Riley (talk) 02:56, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

Timeline of Richmond, Virginia[edit]

What is missing from the city timeline? Please add relevant content. Thank you. -- M2545 (talk) 10:20, 19 May 2015 (UTC)