George Washington Masonic Memorial Medal

Description (Brief):

The Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut produced this medal during the early 20th century. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, medals, coins, and tokens.

Description (Brief)

Obverse: Image of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. The legend reads: GEORGE WASHINGTON MASONIC NATIONAL MEMORIAL/ ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA.

Description (Brief)

Reverse: Image of the Masonic symbol of the G inside a square and compass.

Date Made: early 20th century

Maker: Scovill Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, WaterburyReferenced: United States: Virginia, Alexandria

See more items in: Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing, Industry & Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1580Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1580

Object Name: token

Physical Description: brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.9 cm; 1 1/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1382611

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