Wyandotte Odd Fellows Temple

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Wyandotte Odd Fellows Temple
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Wyandotte Odd Fellows Temple is located in Michigan
Wyandotte Odd Fellows Temple
Location 81 Chestnut St., Wyandotte, Michigan
Coordinates 42°12′19″N 83°8′58″W / 42.20528°N 83.14944°W / 42.20528; -83.14944Coordinates: 42°12′19″N 83°8′58″W / 42.20528°N 83.14944°W / 42.20528; -83.14944
Area 0.9 acres (0.36 ha)
Built 1911
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 09000527[1]
Added to NRHP July 16, 2009

The Wyandotte Odd Fellows Temple is a community building located at 81 Chestnut Street in Wyandotte, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1] As of 2010, the building serves as the Wyandotte Arts Center.[2]

History[edit]

The Wyandotte Odd Fellows Temple was built in 1911 by the Wyandotte chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a fraternal organization.[2] In 1943, the building was purchased by the Fraternal Order of Free and Accepted Masons. The Masons used the building for over 50 years, after which it was used as a church.[3] In 2008 the city of Wyandotte purchased the building to preserve the structure.[2] The Wyandotte Arts Center, containing exhibition and studio space, opened in the building in 2010.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES:". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-07-17. 
  2. ^ a b c "Arts and Culture". City of Wyandotte. Retrieved August 20, 2010. 
  3. ^ Jon Zemke. "Wyandotte introduces locals to new arts center, looking for redevelopment suggestions". Metromode Media. Retrieved August 20, 2010. 
  4. ^ Jon Zemke. "Wyandotte arts center set to open this week". Metromode Media. Retrieved August 20, 2010.