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Masonic Temple

Idaho Lodge No. 1 A.F.& A.M.

 
 
Masonic Temple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
1. Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription. Dispensation from Oregon in 1863.
Charter June 22, 1864.
This building erected in Sept. 1865 after the original building at another location was destroyed by fire in May, 1865.
The Grand Lodge of Idaho A.F. & A.M. was formed in this building in Dec. 1867.
Idaho Lodge No. 1 moved to Boise in 1920 but still meets in this Temple in June of each year.
Maintained jointly by Grand Lodge of Idaho and Idaho No. 1
Resident Custodian Edward Z. East.
 
Location. 43° 49.706′ N, 115° 50.059′ W. Marker is in Idaho City, Idaho, in Boise County. Marker is on Wall Street near Commercial Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Idaho City ID 83631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Masonic Temple (a few steps from this marker); Boise Basin Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Idaho Territorial Penitentiary (within shouting distance of this marker); Pest House and County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chinese Legacy in Boise Basin (在愛达荷城的华人)
Masonic Temple and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
2. Masonic Temple and Marker
The marker is on the right side below the balcony.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Boise County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); U.S. Senator Frank Church (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Idaho City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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