Masonic Temple (Springfield, Ohio)

The Masonic Temple is a historic structure in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Located along High Street in downtown Springfield,[1] the temple was designed by Howard Dwight Smith and the firm of Miller & Reeves. Local Freemasons have met at the temple since construction was finished in 1927.[2]

Masonic Temple
Masonic Temple, Springfield.jpg
Front and side of the temple
Masonic Temple (Springfield, Ohio) is located in Ohio
Masonic Temple (Springfield, Ohio)
Masonic Temple (Springfield, Ohio) is located in the United States
Masonic Temple (Springfield, Ohio)
Location125 W. High St., Springfield, Ohio
Coordinates39°55′24″N 83°48′48″W / 39.92333°N 83.81333°W / 39.92333; -83.81333Coordinates: 39°55′24″N 83°48′48″W / 39.92333°N 83.81333°W / 39.92333; -83.81333
Built1927
ArchitectHoward Dwight Smith
NRHP reference No.08001195[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 17, 2008

The temple was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1][3] In nominating the temple for inclusion on the Register, the Ohio Historical Society highlighted its significance as the home of the oldest fraternal organization in Springfield.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ a b State Board Recommends 16 Ohio Nominations To The National Register Of Historic Places Archived 2010-02-03 at the Wayback Machine, Ohio Historical Society, 2008-08-01. Accessed 2010-02-09.
  3. ^ Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 12/15/08 through 12/19/08, National Park Service, 2008-12-24. Accessed 2010-07-26.

External linksEdit

  • Profile from the Ohio Historical Society