Details for Odd Fellows Hall (Atlas Number 5181007414)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5181007414


Marker Number 7414
Atlas Number 5181007414
Marker Title Odd Fellows Hall
Index Entry Odd Fellows Hall
Address 109 N. Walnut
City Sherman
County Grayson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 722052
UTM Northing 3725767
Subject Codes fraternal organizations
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 109 N. Walnut at Houston St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Erected in 1875. Third meeting place for Sherman Lodge #45 since organization Sept. 27, 1854. Center of community activity: opened a school (74 students) 11 years before first city public school. At June 21, 1862 meeting all members except one elderly brother left for Confederate service. This meeting was not officially closed until war's end. Three Grand Masters of Texas and 1 Sovereign Grand Master of the World came from membership. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965