Historic Markers Across Georgia

Roger Lacy (LACEY)

Marker ID: F. & A. M. 
Location: Located on River Dr. one-half block south of Victory Dr., Thunderbolt
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 32° 01.954    W 081° 03.009
  32.032566    -81.05015
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM548
Roger Lacy (LACEY) Marker  


Roger Lacy (Lacey) arrived in Savannah in 1734. While a resident of the Georgia Colony, he spent most of his time at a trading post in Augusta. There he gained employment as a trader and served as the post commander. Roger Lacy (Lacey) was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 44 of Swan Tavern in Long Acre, London. He received an appointment as a Steward of the Grand Lodge of England, January 29, 1731. Thomas Thynne, Viscount Weymouth, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of England, granted a deputation to him for constituting a lodge at Savannah. This lodge, now known as Solomon´s Lodge No. 1, Savannah, Georgia was one of the lodges which created the Grand Lodge of Georgia, December 16, 1786. Roger Lacey Lodge No. 722, F. & A. M. Savannah, Georgia, is named in honor of Roger Lacy (Lacey).


Roger Lacy (LACEY)


Marker placed by Roger Lacey Lodge No. 722
Free and Accepted Masons, Savannah, Georgia