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Idaho City in Boise County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

I.O.O.F. Hall

 
 
I.O.O.F. Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
1. I.O.O.F. Hall Marker
Inscription.  
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows pioneer Lodge No. 1 was organized on February 16th 1864.
The building was completed by September 15, 1875 at a cost of $1,974.00 and the grand opening was held on November 19th 1875.
It is the oldest continuing Odd Fellow Lodge and the oldest Lodge building in use in Idaho.
The building went through a major reconstruction in 1941 to keep it sound over the years.
This building is on the National Register of Historic Buildings in America.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 43° 49.656′ N, 115° 49.887′ W. Marker is in Idaho City, Idaho, in Boise County. Marker is on East Walulla Steet near High Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Idaho City ID 83631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Lodge No. 1 (a few steps from this marker); Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Idaho World
I.O.O.F. Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
2. I.O.O.F. Hall and Marker
(about 400 feet away); Miners Exchange (about 400 feet away); U.S. Senator Frank Church (about 400 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Boise County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); George Kettler's Blacksmith Shop (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Idaho City.
 
More about this marker. The I.O.O.F. Hall is located at the top of the hill over looking Idaho City.
 
I.O.O.F. Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
3. I.O.O.F. Hall
I.O.O.F. Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
4. I.O.O.F. Hall Marker
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Pioneer Lodge No. 1
Oldest Odd Fellow shrine in Idaho
Instituted 1864
Idaho Territory
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 22, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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