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Vacaville in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Odd Fellows Hall

Vacaville

 
 
The Odd Fellows Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 29, 2009
1. The Odd Fellows Hall Marker
Inscription.  The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.,) Vacaville Lodge No. 83, re-built this structure of brick and cast-iron columns in 1889. The previous two building burned in 1877 and 1884. The earthquake of 1892 seriously damaged the front of the building. The building still rents the stores below to maintain the meeting hall above. The I.O.O.F. is a benevolent, fraternal organization dedicated to the betterment of the community. The Vacaville Lodge No. 83 was chartered in 1859 as one of Vacaville's oldest fraternal organizations.

Dedicated year 2001
by I.O.O.F. Lodge 83
 
Erected 2001 by Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 83.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 38° 21.397′ N, 121° 59.22′ W. Marker is in Vacaville, California, in Solano County. Marker is on Main Street near Davis Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 530 Main Street, Vacaville CA 95688, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
The Vacaville Odd Fellows Hall (Constructed 1889) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 29, 2009
2. The Vacaville Odd Fellows Hall (Constructed 1889)
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distance of this marker. Walker Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Gillespie’s Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Business Building of Record (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Town Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Triangle Building (about 300 feet away); "The Hospital" (about 400 feet away); Barcar Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vacaville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is attached to the front door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,362 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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