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Poway in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Templars Hall

Built 1886

 
 
Templars Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 28, 2014
1. Templars Hall Marker
Inscription.
Meeting place for the
International Order
of Good Templars
Served as Poway's
first high school
A place for social
and community events
Once was a thrift store and tack
and feed store

 
Erected by City of Poway. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 32° 58.206′ N, 117° 2.209′ W. Marker is in Poway, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Midland Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14134 Midland Road, Poway CA 92074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nelson House (a few steps from this marker); City of Poway Veterans Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Porter House (about 300 feet away); Baldwin Locomotive No. 3 (about 300 feet away); DJ Ranch Formerly: Kent Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); Flint Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); Community Church of Poway (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Community Church of Poway (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poway.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at the front entrance of
Templars Hall image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 28, 2014
2. Templars Hall
Marker is visible mounted on the front of the building to the right of the entrance door.
Templars Hall in Old Poway Park, an historic area in Poway, California. The park is situated between Twin Peaks Road, Poway Road, Community Road, and Midland Road.
 
Also see . . .  A Nobel Past . The history of the order. (Submitted on May 31, 2014.) 
 
Categories. EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Templars Hall 1886 image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, June 7, 2014
3. Templars Hall 1886
I.O.G.T. (International Order of Good Templars) Built in 1886, used for social and church events and as High school for two years, 1895 and 1896. Photo was located in Poway Museum in Old Poway Park.
The Pioneers image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 28, 2014
4. The Pioneers
The Pioneers Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 28, 2014
5. The Pioneers Plaque
Sculptor: Richard Becker
2007
Mother and child welcoming families to Poway. A tribute to the pioneers who settled in Poway at the turn of the 19th century.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.   3. submitted on June 8, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.   4, 5. submitted on May 30, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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