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Idaho City in Boise County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Pioneer Lodge No. 1

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

 
 
Pioneer Lodge No. 1 Marker (missing) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
1. Pioneer Lodge No. 1 Marker (missing)
Inscription.
The first Odd Fellows Lodge in the state of Idaho instituted by men of faith that never wavered. Through good times and bad, the members found solutions. The took great pride in belonging to this Lodge which is truly the "Shrine of Odd Fellowship"
The oldest lodge building still in use in Idaho today.
Rose Rebekah Lodge No. 18 was instituted August 14, 1891
Idaho City is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places 75000626 Record No. 368709
"So firm thy faith in Odd Fellowship"
Thank you authors Jack O. and Waletta S. Morrow
for recording the history.
Dedicated September 22, 2012
Snake River Chapter No. 1811
E Clampus Vitus

 
Erected 2012 by E Clampus Vitus, Snake River Chapter No. 1811.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 43° 49.649′ N, 115° 49.875′ W. Marker is in Idaho City, Idaho, in Boise County. Marker can be reached from East Walulla Steet near High Street, on the left when traveling north. 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. I.O.O.F. Hall (a few steps from this marker);
Pioneer Lodge No. 1 Marker base and I.O.O.F. Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 3, 2018
2. Pioneer Lodge No. 1 Marker base and I.O.O.F. Hall
Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Idaho World (about 400 feet away); Miners Exchange (about 400 feet away); U.S. Senator Frank Church (about 500 feet away); George Kettler's Blacksmith Shop (about 500 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named George Kettler's Blacksmith Shop (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Idaho City.
 
More about this marker. This marker is missing, but was located at the back of the building. The base of the marker is still there.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Buildings
 
 
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 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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