House Of The Temple

House Of The Temple Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 146671
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Postmark: 1918 May-02
PM City: Washington
PM State: D. C
Stamp: 2C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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The New Scottish Rite Temple, or House of the Temple, is situated on the corner of 16th and S Sts. The building is very imposing and it is the most beautiful and costly Masonic Temple in the world costing with furnishings $1,500,000. The sphinxes guarding the approach were hewn out of great stones weighing 109,000 and 110,000 pounds, the largest ever quarried in America.