122 South Main - St. Charles, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 46.844 W 090° 28.885
15S E 718775 N 4295457
Quick Description: Marker for historic building with a diverse past in downtown St. Charles, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2012 3:28:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMDEC6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 8

Long Description:

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122 South Main
Masonic Hall - Gut Saddlery - Elks Building

1849 - Free and Accepted Masons

Behind this 1914 Art Deco tile and marble facade is one of the oldest building on the street, the Masonic Hall.  The lodge held its last meeting on July 17, 1861.  "About this time [1861], we came under the dark Cloud of War between the North and South and Hiram No. 118 with membership of 73 was not strong enough to withstand its horrors and like many lodges of the Border States it passed out of existence."

Edward Gut bought the building 1865 and operated his Saddlery & Harness shop here for thirty years.  B.P.O.E,. (Elks) owned and the building from 1914 until 1976.

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