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Upper Lake in Lake County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The IOOF Hall

 
 
The IOOF Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2011
1. The IOOF Hall Marker
Inscription. The International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge #241 established themselves in Upper Lake in 1876. The present structure was completed in 1898 at a cost for land and building of $3,109.02. This mutual aid society hosted numerous activities through the years serving as bowling alley, theatre and center for the annual Strawberry Ice Cream Social. This is the longest continuously running Odd Fellows Hall in Lake County.
 
Location. 39° 9.862′ N, 122° 54.645′ W. Marker is in Upper Lake, California, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and First Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Lake CA 95485, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. League's Store (a few steps from this marker); The Livery Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); Diamond Match Lumber Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ice House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tallman Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Harriet Lee Hammond Library
The Bank of Upper Lake building (left) and IOOF Hall (right) = looking east image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein
2. The Bank of Upper Lake building (left) and IOOF Hall (right) = looking east
The marker is barely visible here, mounted on the wall to the right of the entrance of the IOOF Hall.
(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bloody Island (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bloody Island (Bo-no-po-ti) (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Lake.
 
More about this marker. It is the "INDEPENDENT Order of Odd Fellows", the common error is the word "International" that actually appears on this marker in error. I am a member of this lodge, feel free to contact me.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on May 16, 2012, by Jack Crispin Cain of Ukiah, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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