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Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lawrence Masonic Temple

 
 
Lawrence Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
1. Lawrence Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription.

Constructed in 1910 this Egyptian Revival style building has served as a meeting place of Masonic adult and youth organizations

University of Kansas professor
William A. Griffith, designer
Constant Construction Company, builder

 
Erected by the City of Lawrence.
 
Location. 38° 57.932′ N, 95° 14.165′ W. Marker is in Lawrence, Kansas, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Massachusetts Street and 10th Street, on the right when traveling south on Massachusetts Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001-1003 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence KS 66044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); The WheatFields Oven (about 700 feet away); Douglas County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); Lawrence City [Carnegie] Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Langston Hughes and the Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wiedemann Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); 825-827 Massachusetts Street (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lawrence.
 
Regarding Lawrence Masonic Temple.
Lawrence Masonic Temple Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
2. Lawrence Masonic Temple Cornerstone
Building is a key contributor to the National Register Historic District.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lawrence's Downtown Historic District NRHP Nomination. (Submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lawrence Masonic Center. (Submitted on August 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Lawrence Masonic Temple image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 2, 2014
3. Lawrence Masonic Temple
Lawrence Masons now meet elsewhere
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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