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Prince Hall lodges

I'm looking again at Category:Prince Hall Masonic Lodges and notice that the parent Category:Prince Hall Freemasonry has several buildings in it. Should these be pushed down into the lodges category, or should the lodges category be upmerged? Mangoe (talk) 15:08, 16 February 2018 (UTC)

Again we have the problem of editors conflating the term “Lodge” (which is akin to “chapter” in other fraternities) with the building the Lodge meets in. Most Lodges are not notable enough to merit categorization (although a few are). What we need is a new sub-cat for the buildings... I would suggest: “Category:Masonic buildings (Prince Hall Freemasonry). Blueboar (talk) 15:52, 16 February 2018 (UTC)
Well, looking at Eutaw Place Temple (which is a real eye-catching building, btw) its notability has nothing to do with the masons; it's a historic synagogue building which the masons bought when the neighborhood changed. I'm not terribly sanguine about categorizing it as a masonic building. Mangoe (talk) 20:41, 20 February 2018 (UTC)
I've pushed the other buildings down into the "lodges" subcat. Mangoe (talk) 21:05, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

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SEMMENDINGER (talk) 15:28, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

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