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Elk Grove in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Elk Grove

 
 
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 17, 2009
1. Independent Order of Odd Fellows Marker
Inscription.  The first I.O.O.F. meeting was held on May 2, 1878. The first Rebekah meeting was held on May 2, 1888. On July 7, 1892 The original building burned and was rebuilt with the I.O.O.F taking ownership. A rededication of the hall was held on March 3, 1893.
Dedicated October 6, 2007
New Helvetia Chapter #5
E. Clampus Vitus

 
Erected 2007 by New Helvetia Chapter #5, E. Vitus Clampus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1867.
 
Location. 38° 24.545′ N, 121° 21.894′ W. Marker is in Elk Grove, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Elk Grove Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9045 Elk Grove Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elk Grove History (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hasman Building/General Store (about 400
Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 17, 2009
2. Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall
Marker is located on the wall between the entrance doors and the window on the right.
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feet away); a different marker also named Elk Grove History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the First County Free Library Branch in California (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rhoads School (approx. one mile away); Elitha Cumi Donner - Wilder (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Lincoln Highway (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Elk Grove (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elk Grove.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Article Regarding the I.O.O.F. (Submitted on April 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
 
Rear View of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 17, 2009
3. Rear View of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall
Independent Order of Odd Fellows building - view from west image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2022
4. Independent Order of Odd Fellows building - view from west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,661 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   4. submitted on March 19, 2022.

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Jul. 7, 2022