Scottish Rite Temple

Scottish Rite Temple (HMGZD)

Location: Austin, TX 78701 Travis County
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N 30° 16.803', W 97° 44.426'

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Built 1871-72 as an opera house by Austin Turn Verein, a German social society. Used for gymnastics, feasting and dancing, it was a social center for years.
Purchased in 1912 for Ben Hur Shrine temple and remodeled, blending southwest mission style architecture with Arabic accents. Transferred in 1914 to Scottish Rite Bodies of Austin who allow other Masonic groups to meet here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
Marker Number15644
Year Placed1967
Placed ByThe State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 621144 N 3350489
Decimal Degrees30.28005000, -97.74043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.803', W 97° 44.426'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 48.18" N, 97° 44' 25.56" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 207 W 18th St, Austin TX 78701, US
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