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Inside Springfield's Scottish Rite Masonic Temple
« on: May 17, 2021, 07:38:16 AM »
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A rare look inside one of Springfield Park's most iconic buildings: The Scottish Rite Masonic Temple

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Re: Inside Springfield's Scottish Rite Masonic Temple
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2021, 08:42:59 AM »
Is it still active as a Masonic facility?  Are the Masons proposing to lease it as an event space, or some other group?

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Re: Inside Springfield's Scottish Rite Masonic Temple
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2021, 09:01:43 AM »
It's still active as a Masonic facility. However, they only use it a couple of days each month. So they are looking for ways to increase revenue needed to maintain the facility by making it's spaces available for events, weddings, markets, meetings, concerts, etc.
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Re: Inside Springfield's Scottish Rite Masonic Temple
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2021, 09:27:06 AM »
That's even weirder than I imagined it to be.  Was hoping the main room would be more ornate, matching the exterior.  Looks like they really love Egyptian mythology and the Knights Templar...BWAHAHAHA
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Re: Inside Springfield's Scottish Rite Masonic Temple
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2021, 10:40:49 AM »
Maybe the illuminati can meet there.
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Re: Inside Springfield's Scottish Rite Masonic Temple
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2021, 12:29:18 PM »
SPAR featured The Solomon Lodge, a couple blocks away on East 1st Street, on the Tour back in 2015/2016, as well. It's a pretty fantastic property.

I believe a Mason would be a member at the Solomon Lodge first, then have access to the Scottish Rite building once they rised up the ranks, per se.