The East Liverpool Masonic Lodge #681, located at 422 Broadway St., celebrated its public unveiling with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 22. The event was marked by a series of photographs. Visitors were offered guided tours of the lodge, which was previously known as the Goodwin-Knowles House. Constructed in 1890 as a residence for one of the Goodwin brothers, the building has been home to the Masons and Eastern Stars since 1910.
The building, which was added to the National Historic Register in 1985, recently underwent renovations worth $3.5 million. It is now open to the public and can be rented for various events such as meetings, banquets, weddings, birthdays, baby showers, and other special occasions. The lodge can host up to 845 guests and features a conference/training room, ballroom, parlor, meeting rooms, and a kitchen. It is also ADA-compliant, thanks to the addition of an elevator.
The exterior of the lodge was renovated in 2018, while the interior received a makeover in 2021 and 2022. For more information, interested parties can call 330-385-0172 or visit their Facebook page. A photo gallery is available at reviewonline.com. The photographs were taken by Kristi Garabrandt.