El Dorado in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Hiram No.43 Masonic Building
On September 17, 1923 a fire destroyed most of the town, including this building. The building was rebuilt using the original bricks. The Masons met in the I.O.O.F. Hall in Diamond Springs at no charge until moving back here on March 26, 1925.
This building is dedicated to the memory of those early Masons and to 150 years of Masonry in El Dorado County.
Erected 2005 by The Native Sons of the Golden West , Barney Noel, Grand President. In Memory of James D. Phelan, United States Senator, April 23, 2005.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 26, 1925.
Location. 38° 40.961′ N, 120° 50.908′ W. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6201 Main Street (Pleasant Valley Road), El Dorado CA 95623, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Dorado (a few steps from this marker); El Dorado (Mud Springs) (within shouting distance of this marker); Diamond Springs (approx. 1.9 miles away); Diamond Springs I.O.O.F. No. 09 Lodge Hall (approx. 1.9 miles away); Odd Fellows Hall (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cemetery of Lost Souls (approx. 3 miles away); El Dorado County Veterans Monument (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado.
Regarding Hiram No.43 Masonic Building. Currently the upstairs of this building is the meeting hall for Hiram No.25 and Hiram No.43 now meets in nearby Shingle Springs.
Also see . . . El Dorado. (Submitted on October 12, 2008.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,685 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3. submitted on September 16, 2014. 4. submitted on May 22, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.