Details for Knights of Pythias (Atlas Number 5439002967)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439002967


Marker Number 2967
Atlas Number 5439002967
Marker Title Knights of Pythias
Index Entry Knights of Pythias
Address 110 East Third St.
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 656375
UTM Northing 3625337
Subject Codes fraternal organizations; institutional buildings
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 110 East Third St., Fort Worth.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Erected in 1881; rebuilt in 1901, following fire, by noted local architects Sanguinet and Staats. Style similar to North European city hall or medieval guild hall. This is first Pythian Castle Hall built in the United States. In third-floor niche is 7-foot suit of armor that stood above 1881 building. Fort Worth Pythian Lodge No. 101 (a fraternal group) occupies 2 floors. Became first local building named to National Register of Historic Places, 1970. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark--1962