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Littleton in Grafton County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Masonic Temple

 
 
Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2017
1. Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription.
On June 8, 1909, with elaborate pageantry, citizens celebrated the dedication of this restrained example of Beaux Arts Classicism. Unique among Main Street’s surviving structures are the imposing paired pilasters, rusticated masonry and parapet roof. The symmetrical edifice arose on the site of the Union House, the town’s tavern and inn. Erected by the Little Masonic Temple Building Association to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the chartering of the Burns Lodge of Masons, it generously hosts related fraternal organizations and community endeavors.
 
Location. 44° 18.427′ N, 71° 46.525′ W. Marker is in Littleton, New Hampshire, in Grafton County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 302) west of Ammonoosuc Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is a metal plaque mounted above eye-level, directly on the subject building. Marker is mounted just right of the main front entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Main Street, Littleton NH 03561, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Littleton Diner (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Post Office and Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); A Legendary Landmark (within
Masonic Temple Marker (<i>wide view; marker visible just right of entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2017
2. Masonic Temple Marker (wide view; marker visible just right of entrance)
shouting distance of this marker); Host to History (within shouting distance of this marker); Thayer's White Mountain Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parker's Marketplace (about 300 feet away); Littleton Public Library (about 500 feet away); First Congregational Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Littleton.
 
Regarding Masonic Temple. This historic Masonic Temple currently houses a large antique store, with over 20,000 square feet of antiques displayed under one roof.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Littleton, New Hampshire Historic Buildings
 
Categories. ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Masonic Temple (<i>entrance detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2017
3. Masonic Temple (entrance detail)
Masonic Temple (<i>masonry detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2017
4. Masonic Temple (masonry detail)
Masonic Temple (<i>front perspective</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2017
5. Masonic Temple (front perspective)
Masonic Temple image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2017
6. Masonic Temple
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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