Brother Samuel Nicholas

1744 – AugustĀ  27th 1790

Member of:

A lodge that was currently meeting at Tun Tavern.

The first officer commissioned in the United States Continental Marines (predecessor to the United States Marine Corps) and by tradition is considered to be the first Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Tun Tavern

Tun Tavern

Tun Tavern is also considered the birthplace of Pennsylvania Freemasonry

Famous Freemason Samuel Nicholas