by Maureem Sander, Independent, March 4, 2023
The Old Masonic Temple in Marshall, Minnesota, is an intriguing building with a rich history. Constructed in 1917-1918, the building was designed by Minneapolis architect F.H Ellerbe and features Egyptian Revival architecture, popular among Masonic structures at the time. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is almost as old as the town itself.
The Masonic Delta Lodge No. 119 was established in 1874 and used the building until it was sold in 2006. Today, the building houses HealthSource Chiropractic and the Marshall Chamber of Commerce. The article also discusses the Freemasons, their reputation for secrecy, and their use of symbols and rituals.