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I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76

 
 
I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 29, 2010
1. I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76 Marker
Inscription.
Instituted May 31, 1858
Building dedicated 1863
Listed in the
National Register of Historical Landmarks
Volume 2, Page 59, 1976
Plaque placed by:
Berendos Parlor No. 23
N.D.G.W.
Red Bluff, California
January 6, 1985

 
Erected 1985 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Berendos Parlor No. 23.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 40° 10.573′ N, 122° 14.112′ W. Marker is in Red Bluff, California, in Tehama County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Street and Washington Street on Oak Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 Oak Street, Red Bluff CA 96080, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory - Ken Carlson (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Christian Church (approx. mile away); Moore's Blacksmith Shop (approx. mile away); William B. Ide Adobe - 1 Mile Marker
I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76 - view from the east image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 29, 2010
2. I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76 - view from the east
(approx. one mile away); William B. Ide Adobe (approx. 1.4 miles away); Herbert S. Miles Safety Roadside Rest (approx. 5.4 miles away); Old Tehama County Jail (approx. 11.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Red Bluff.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on the Washington Street side of the building, to the right of the bar entrance (i.e. almost at the corner meeting the Oak Street side). The marker blends in well and is easy to miss.
 
Regarding I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76. The National Register of Historic Places record indicates the building was constructed in 1883. From the statement of significance: "This two-story, Italianate Victorian building has outside walls that are sixteen inches thick and partition walls that are twelve inches thick. The second floor with its twenty foot ceiling was used for lodge functions by the International Order of Oddfellows. The commercial first floor produced rental income for the lodge."
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76 - view from the south image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 29, 2010
3. I.O.O.F. Odd Fellows Lodge No. 76 - view from the south
 
 
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