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Hornitos in Mariposa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hornitos Masonic Hall No. 98

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Hornitos Masonic Hall No. 98 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
1. Hornitos Masonic Hall No. 98 Marker
Inscription. This restored Masonic Hall is recognized for the significant community involvement of its members from 1873 to 1930. The Freemasons owned stores and hotels, served as town and county officials, worked as miners and engineers and supported Hornitos from their farms and ranches. Their Masonic philosophy of personal improvement and community betterment created a positive influence in Hornitos.

Listed August 3, 2005
 
Erected 2006 by Hornitos Masonci Lodge No. 98. (Marker Number NRHP 05000.)
 
Location. 37° 30.069′ N, 120° 14.295′ W. Marker is in Hornitos, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is at the intersection of Bear Valley Road (County Road J16) and High Street, on the right when traveling south on Bear Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2875 Bear Valley Road, Hornitos CA 95325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hornitos Masonic Hall (here, next to this marker); D. Ghirardelli & Co. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Wells Fargo Office (about 400 feet away); Hornitos (about 500 feet away); a different
Hornitos Masonic Hall No. 98. image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
2. Hornitos Masonic Hall No. 98.
The marker is on the monument to the left.
marker also named Hornitos (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Hornitos (about 600 feet away); Cavagnaro General Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); St Catherine Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hornitos.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Hornitos Masonic Hall image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, October 8, 2010
3. Hornitos Masonic Hall
The small set of bricks with the third marker sits to the left of the building just outside this picture.
Plaque on Hornitos Masonic Lodge No. 98 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
4. Plaque on Hornitos Masonic Lodge No. 98
This plaque is mounted on the front of the building between the two doors.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3. submitted on February 21, 2012, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.   4. submitted on September 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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