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The Odd Fellows Lodge

Ca 1848

 
 
Odd Fellows Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2015
1. Odd Fellows Lodge Marker
Inscription. This building, originally a harness shop, was purchased by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in 1863 for approximately $2,000. It has been in continuous use by the Order ever since. Architecturally and historically significant, this 3-1/2 story, gabled-roof stone granite building is one of the few detached structures on Main Street.
 
Erected 2015 by Historic Ellicott City, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 16.043′ N, 76° 47.815′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is on Main Street east of Old Columbia Pike, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8134 Main Street, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Patapsco National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Patapsco Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Rosenstock Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker-Chandler House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Williams House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sunflower Church
The Odd Fellows Lodge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 16, 2015
2. The Odd Fellows Lodge and Marker
The marker is visible on the left corner of the building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Taylorís (within shouting distance of this marker); The Howard House Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
Also see . . .  The Maryland State Archives Record for the Odd Fellows Lodge. (Submitted on August 22, 2015.)
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Center<br>Lodge<br>no. 40<br>Chartered 1843<br>F L T<br>IOOF<br>Meets 1st & 3rd Monday<br>8:00 P.M. image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 18, 2017
3. Center
Lodge
no. 40
Chartered 1843
F L T
IOOF
Meets 1st & 3rd Monday
8:00 P.M.
Oddfellow's Hall image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Oddfellow's Hall
From a c. 1854 E. Sachse & Co. lithograph. (The Oddfellow's Hall is the 6 bay building on the right of the image, with the Howard Gazette sign.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3, 4. submitted on December 21, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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