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Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Masonic Temple

1604 Mt. Diablo Blvd.

 

1916

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
1. Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription. Walnut Creek Masonic Lodge - founded around 1873 - built its Masonic Temple in 1916. Previously, the group met on Main Street. The building was expanded in 1953. It closed as a Temple in 1984 and was remodeled for commercial use.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 172.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 53.854′ N, 122° 3.695′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Locust Street and Mt. Diablo Boulevard, on the left when traveling north on Locust Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); The Dole House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dole House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Church of Christ, Scientist (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Commercial Building (about
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By Barry Swackhamer
2. Masonic Temple Marker (detail)
400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walnut Creek Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Sherburne Building (about 400 feet away); San Ramon Valley Bank (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the corner of Locust Street and Mt. Diablo Boulevard on Locust Street. While the building which the marker is in front faces Locust Street, its address is 1604 Mt. Diablo Boulevard.

This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
3. Masonic Temple Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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