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Masonic Temple, Idaho Lodge Number 1, Wall Street, Idaho City, Boise County, ID



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Item Title


Location
Wall Street, Idaho City, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ID-5
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-10).
Building/structure dates: 1865 initial construction
Significance: The Masonic Temple is the oldest standing Masonic Temple in Idaho, and is the only building still standing in the United States in which a Grand Lodge was formed. The building is an example of simple wooden institutional architecture in the 19th century frontier mining towns in the northwest United States.

Subjects
Offices
Masonic Buildings


Related Names
Pinney, James


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 WEST ELEVATION
3. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 SOUTH ELEVATION
4. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 EAST ELEVATION
5. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 SOCIAL HALL WITH WOODEN BENCHES, FIRST FLOOR
6. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 LODGE ROOM, LOOKING NORTH, SECOND FLOOR
7. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 LODGE ROOM, LOOKING SOUTH, SECOND FLOOR
8. Duane Garrett, Photographer 1976 DOOR HARDWARE ON SECOND FLOOR MAIN DOOR
9. Photocopy of old photo shows the Temple with the belltower, before 1958. Original photo at Idaho Historical Society, Boise, Idaho
10. Photocopy of old photo shows the Masons in the second floor Lodge Room, early 20th century. Original photo at Idaho Historical Society, Boise, Idaho


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