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The Auburn Masonic Hall

 
 
The Auburn Masonic Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
1. The Auburn Masonic Hall Marker
Inscription. The Auburn Masonic Hall was completed in 1917. Since completion it has been home to Eureka Lodge No.16, F. & A. M. The building is clad in beautiful terra cotta manufactured by the Placer County firm of Gladdin McBean. It is the last remaining historic building located on Auburnís “Central Square”, which was built between 1900 and 1920. Now called The John H. Robinson Memorial Masonic Temple, the Temple is one of Auburnís finest examples of the Beaux Arts style of architecture.
 
Erected 1998 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Richard A. Hoffman, Grand President.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.938′ N, 121° 4.251′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Lincoln Way (California Route 49/193) east of High Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 956 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Auburn Public Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auburn Drug Company
The Auburn Masonic Hall image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
2. The Auburn Masonic Hall
Marker is mounted on the wall to the right of the entrance door.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Odd Fellows Hall, Auburn Lodge #7 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Discovered Just Downstream in Auburn Ravine! - Why Daylight North Rich Ravine? (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Hall (approx. ľ mile away); The Historic Cooper Amphitheater (approx. ľ mile away); Ford & Co. Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Auburn.
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted on the wall to the right of the entrance door.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Lodge 16 and the Masonic Temple. (Submitted on June 12, 2010.)
2. Gladding, McBean - Terra Cotta. (Submitted on June 12, 2010.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
Corner Stone image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
3. Corner Stone
AL 5915
AD 1915
John H Robinson Memorial Masonic Temple - April 11, 1990 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
4. John H Robinson Memorial Masonic Temple - April 11, 1990
Plaque mounted in vestibule at the entrance to the temple
Tile Mosaic at Entrance to Temple image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
5. Tile Mosaic at Entrance to Temple
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,199 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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