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Yuba City in Sutter County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Masonic Temple Corner Stone

 
 
Masonic Temple Corner Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
1. Masonic Temple Corner Stone Marker
Inscription. The stone which the builders rejected, has become the head of the corner.

This stone appeared on the first Masonic Temple located at the corner of 2nd and Bridge Streets.
 
Erected by Enterprise Lodge No. 79, Free and Accepted Masons.
 
Location. 39° 8.184′ N, 121° 36.381′ W. Marker is in Yuba City, California, in Sutter County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street and B Street, on the right when traveling north on 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 505 2nd Street, Yuba City CA 95991, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial Monument (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Teegarden House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mosburg Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Yuba County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Beckwourth Trail – Marysville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historical Monument of Macy’s (approx. one mile away); Bok Kai Temple (approx. one mile away); New Mecklenberg (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Yuba City.
 
Regarding Masonic Temple Corner Stone. The Masonic Temple was built in 1908. The reinforced concrete construction
Masonic Temple Corner Stone and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
2. Masonic Temple Corner Stone and Marker
The stone can be seen under the marker.
was innovative for its time. The exterior is covered with uncolored stucco, and the roof, now replaced, was fabricated copper painted red to resemble Spanish tile. The lodge was first granted a charter in 1855.
 
Also see . . .  Explanation of the Stone that the Builder Rejected. Masonic.Wikidot.com provides an explanation of the Masonic use of the line "The stone which the builders rejected, has become the head of the corner", which is from Psalm 118 in the Old Testament. (Submitted on February 11, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Masonic Temple image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
3. Masonic Temple
Masonic Temple image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
4. Masonic Temple
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 25 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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