Main and High
— The Museum in the Streets —
The grand building directly across Main Street was built by the Masonic Temple Association of Belfast. Over 10,000 visitors were in attendance at the building's dedication on July 4, 1879. The ceremonies were preceded by a procession of 3,000 Masons from thirty-two lodges, accompanied by nine bands (photo c. 1900).
Erected 2004 by The Belfast Historical Society and Museum, Inc., The City of Belfast, and the Belfast Community. (Marker Number 4.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Windsor Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Circus Comes to Town (within shouting distance of this marker); The Silver Screen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Belfast (about 300 feet away); Belfast City Hall (about 300 feet away); The Opera House (about 400 feet away); Post Office Square (about 400 feet away); Downtown Main Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
More about this marker. Marker #4 (of 30) in "The Museum in the Streets". The text on the Marker is in English, followed by a French translation.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 11, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.