Low Moor Lodge No. 166, Ancient Free and
Accepted Masons, commissioned this Neo-Classical
Revival-style opera house and lodge, erected in
1905 at a cost of about $40,000, The Masons held
meetings on the third floor from 1906 to 1921.
The theatre, able to seat more than 500 people,
hosted plays, vaudeville shows, silent and talking
films, community events, and political addresses.
Live performers reportedly included Gene Autry,
Hopalong Cassidy, Lash LaRue, Tex Ritter, Roy
Rogers, Burl Ives, and the Count Basie Orchestra
The theatre, later renamed the Stonewall, closed
in 1987. Major restoration work during 2015-2016
brought it back into full operation.