Ukiah in Mendocino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
IOOF Lodge #174
This wonderful example of Italianate style was built in 1882 and expanded in 1906, adding more offices, a dining room, kitchen and bathrooms.
The Ukiah chapter of IOOF was formed in 1870 and their building was the grandest structure of its time. It is one of the oldest and most original structures in the downtown.
These lodges were open to any man, hence the name Odd Fellows. The provided burials for their members, family insurance and socialization. IOOF became an important cultural institution as the West was being settled.
Erected by Ukiah Chapter of IOOF.
Location. 39° 9.049′ N, 123° 12.466′ W. Marker is in Ukiah, California, in Mendocino County. Marker is on North State Street near West Stanley Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 North State Street, Ukiah CA 95482, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eversole Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Temple History (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 116 & 118 South State Street (about 500 feet away); Ukiah Telephone Exchange Ladies of the Night (about 600 feet away); Gambrel-Hawn Building (about 600 feet away); Sun House (approx. ¼ mile away); Ukiah Vichy Springs Resort (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ukiah.
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