Alameda Lodge No. 1015

Alameda Lodge No. 1015 (HM1IOQ)

Location: Alameda, CA 94501 Alameda County
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N 37° 45.993', W 122° 14.647'

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Alameda Lodge No. 1015 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was formed by 25 Alameda residents who were members of Oakland Lodge No. 171. The Lodge was instituted on March 17, 1906 and it received its charter from the Grand Lodge on July 20, 1906. The original Lodge building which the members built on September 27, 1908, still stands behind the southeast corner of this building. This current Lodge building was designed by Lodge member Charles E.J. Rogers, Exaulted (sic) Ruler W.O. Smith laid the cornerstone on October 17, 1909.
Inside the cornerstone is a brass box containing Lodge artifacts from the period the building was dedicated on May 15, 1910. Thomas Lennon, later Justice of the California Supreme Court, delivered the dedicatory oration. The members held their first regular meeting in the Lodge room the next day.

One unique feature of the building is the Tiffany glass dome in the Lodge Room on the upper floor. The dome depicts an Elk superimposed on a clock set at 11 o'clock, the time at which Elks recall and toast to their absent members.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed2009
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
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Date Added Sunday, January 4th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 566574 N 4180182
Decimal Degrees37.76655000, -122.24411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 45.993', W 122° 14.647'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 45' 59.58" N, 122° 14' 38.82" W
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Area Code(s)510, 415
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda CA 94501, US
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