Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Sierra County

Historic Marker on Downieville Masonic Lodge 12 December 2013
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Downieville Masonic Lodge
206 Commercial Street
Built 1864

Masonic Building

The Mountain Shade Lodge No. 18 F.&A.M. received it's [sic] charter on May 5, 1852. Prior to that date they operated under a dispensation. The Masons met originally in the Craycroft Building, then erected their own building on this site in 1852. The original structure was destroyed by fire, and was replaced by the present building in 1864.

Dedicated August 23, 1986
Downie Chapter No. 1849
E Clampus Vitus

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