Monitor Lodge No. 197

A.F. & A.M.
212 E. Mellen Street
Hampton, VA 23663





     Welcome to the website of Monitor Lodge #197 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.  Our lodge has a long and colorful history and traces its records and traditions to the era of the American Civil War in Hampton Roads, Virginia.  It takes as its namesake the Union ironclad warship USS Monitor.  The famous battle that rendered wooden warships obsolete was fought in Hampton Roads in March of 1862 not far from where the lodge is located.  Numerous Freemasons took part in the battle.

Major Upcoming Events


Stated Communication on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. 

Lodge Breakfast 1st Saturday of the month.          





General Freemason Information


  Monitor Lodge Building


Monitor Lodge Information

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