Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Wordless Wednesday: At The Louisville Masonic Widows And Orphans Home

~Oliver Morton Wallen's Widow And Children~

Taken at the Masonic Widows and Orphans Home in Louisville, Kentucky in 1908.
Left to right: Sula Susan, Thomas Miller, James Hobart, Sarah Frances (Davis) Wallen, Charles Homer, and William Jesse (my grandfather).
My great grandfather Oliver was a Master Mason.

Masonic Widows & Orphans Home and yard, a large four story building located on 2nd Street south of Bloom, was incorporated on January 15, 1867. In 1927, the home was relocated to a 176-acre farm on Frankfort Avenue.

[ULPA 1994.18.0136], Herald Post Collection, 1994.18, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.,137


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