Masonic Lodge Building of 1887

Masonic Lodge Building of 1887 (HM138V)

Location: Carthage, IL 62321 Hancock County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 24.776', W 91° 8.069'

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This building was constructed by N. P. McKee and the Hancock Masonic Lodge in 1887. It was designed by Geo. W. Payne, a nationally renowned architect, with a large arched window and pyramid-shaped roof. in 1924 the building was purchased by Mississippi Valley Telephone. That year the building lost most of the interior, roof and arched window in a 3-alarm fire. The telephone company rebuilt the structure as it stands today.

National Register of Historic Places 1980

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HM NumberHM138V
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 658281 N 4475261
Decimal Degrees40.41293333, -91.13448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 24.776', W 91° 8.069'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 24' 46.56" N, 91° 8' 4.14" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 73 S Adams St, Carthage IL 62321, US
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