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Columbia Masonic Temple

 
 
Columbia Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
1. Columbia Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1855
Razed 1891
Restored 1949 by the
Grand Lodge
F.&A.M. of California

 
Location. 38° 2.031′ N, 120° 24.1′ W. Marker is in Columbia, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Washington Street and Parrotts Ferry Road. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the side of the building facing Parrotts Ferry Road. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia CA 95310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eagle Cotage (a few steps from this marker); Site of Donnell & Parsons Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hon. Jesse M. Mayo (within shouting distance of this marker); Scraping the Rocks Clean (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Home for Immigrants (about 500 feet away); Hildreth Party (about 500 feet away); Wilson/McConnell House (about 600 feet away); Water, Precious as Gold (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Columbia State Historic Park Chamber of Commerce Brochure: Masonic Temple. (Submitted on October 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Columbia State Historic Park Chamber of Commerce Brochure: History of Columbia
Columbia Masonic Temple image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
2. Columbia Masonic Temple
Marker is on the right corner of the building.
. (Submitted on October 3, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Columbia Masonic Temple image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
3. Columbia Masonic Temple
Front of building facing Washingon Street
Second Marker on Side of Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
4. Second Marker on Side of Building
This building is an authentic reproduction of the original Columbia Masonic Temple, built in 1854, and the meeting place of Columbia Lodge No.28 from January 1855 to December 1891. Funds for construction of this temple were furnished by the Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of California. The Temple, used by Masonic Lodges from all parts of California as a meeting place on special occasions, is under control of the Grand Lodge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,857 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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