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Warren Lodge No. 10

 
 
Warren Lodge No. 10 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 9, 2013
1. Warren Lodge No. 10 Marker
Inscription.
(Marker 1)

On this site, in the year 1859, Warren Lodge No. 10 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons erected the first Masonic temple in southern Oregon. Jackson County used the first floor as a courthouse and purchased the building in 1867. The county replaced the structure in 1883 with the present two-story brick building that now houses the museum. Warren Lodge, meanwhile, held its meetings in the Odd Fellows' temple from 1867 until 1875, when the present Masonic temple on the corner of California and Oregon streets was completed.

(Marker 2)
Warren Lodge 10 A.F. & A.M.
Jacksonville, Oregon
chartered June 15, 1855
being the first Oregon lodge chartered south of Salem
celebrates 150 years of freemasonry in southern Oregon
this day, May 28, 2005 with the laying of this stone by
M.W.B. Gareth J. Duggan, Grand Master
Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of Oregon
"Do good unto all"

 
Erected 1968 by Warren Lodge No. 10 A.F. & A.M. and the Southern Oregon Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 18.873′ N, 122° 57.883′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Oregon, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from East D Street. Touch for map
Warren Lodge No. 10 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 9, 2013
2. Warren Lodge No. 10 Marker
. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville OR 97530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Methodist Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Catholic Rectory (about 400 feet away); Beekman Bank Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); History Right Here - Horse Powers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rogue River Valley Railroad Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Local Telephone Service (approx. 0.2 miles away); City Hall (approx. mile away); China Quarter (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located between the former courthouse and a courthouse annex building.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Warren Lodge No. 10 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 9, 2013
3. Warren Lodge No. 10 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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