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
Wyandotte Odd Fellows Temple is located in USA
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
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, studio space, and theatre 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.