The New Scottish Rite Temple

The New Scottish Rite Temple Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 175148
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Postmark: 1923 May-23
PM City: Washington
PM State: D. C
Stamp: 1C
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.
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