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Auburn in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Auburn Masonic Hall

 
 
The Auburn Masonic Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
1. The Auburn Masonic Hall Marker
Inscription.  The Auburn Masonic Hall was completed in 1917. Since completion it has been home to Eureka Lodge No.16, F. & A. M. The building is clad in beautiful terra cotta manufactured by the Placer County firm of Gladdin McBean. It is the last remaining historic building located on Auburn’s “Central Square”, which was built between 1900 and 1920. Now called The John H. Robinson Memorial Masonic Temple, the Temple is one of Auburn’s finest examples of the Beaux Arts style of architecture.
 
Erected 1998 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Richard A. Hoffman, Grand President.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 38° 53.938′ N, 121° 4.251′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Lincoln Way (California Route 49/193) east of High Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map.
The Auburn Masonic Hall image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
2. The Auburn Masonic Hall
Marker is mounted on the wall to the right of the entrance door.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 956 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Auburn Public Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auburn Drug Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Avenue Businesses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Odd Fellows Hall, Auburn Lodge #7 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Discovered Just Downstream in Auburn Ravine! - Why Daylight North Rich Ravine? (approx. ¼ mile away); Veteran's Memorial Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); The Historic Cooper Amphitheater (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
More about this marker. Marker is mounted on the wall to the right of the entrance door.
 
Also see . . .
1. Auburn Masonic Temple. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Gladding, McBean. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Corner Stone image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
3. Corner Stone
AL 5915
AD 1915
John H Robinson Memorial Masonic Temple - April 11, 1990 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
4. John H Robinson Memorial Masonic Temple - April 11, 1990
Plaque mounted in vestibule at the entrance to the temple
Tile Mosaic at Entrance to Temple image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
5. Tile Mosaic at Entrance to Temple
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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