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Caro in Tuscola County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Caro Masonic Temple

 
 
Caro Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, February 22, 2017
1. Caro Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription. This two-story Italianate commercial building was erected in 1879. One of the first brick buildings on Caro's main street, the structure was built by businessman and philanthropist Charles Montague as a bank and general store. When the building was enlarged in 1887, the entire second story became the Masonic Temple. On December 27, 1887, Rufus C. Hatheway, Grand Master of the Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan, dedicated the temple during a gala ceremony.
 
Erected 1987 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1349.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 43° 29.364′ N, 83° 23.744′ W. Marker is in Caro, Michigan, in Tuscola County. Marker is on North State Street (State Highway 81), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is halfway between East Frank Street and East Lincoln Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 156 North State Street, Caro MI 48723, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Meeting of the Caro Rotary Club (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tuscola County Advertiser (about 600
Caro Masonic Temple and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, February 22, 2017
2. Caro Masonic Temple and Marker
feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church of Caro (about 700 feet away); Tuscola County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); William H. Carson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tuscola County Fair (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peninsular Sugar Refining Company (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caro.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce
 
Caro Masonic Temple Lights image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, February 22, 2017
3. Caro Masonic Temple Lights
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 197 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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