Masonic Temple, Pittsfield (1914)

Masonic Temple

The Mystic Lodge of Masons was established in 1810 in Lanesborough. The Lodge acquired land at 116 South Street in Pittsfield for a Masonic Temple in 1912. The building, designed by Joseph McArthur Vance of Pittsfield, had its cornerstone laid on October 10, 1912. The building was dedicated on May 2, 1914. Members of the Mystic Lodge formed the Crescent Lodge in 1873. A third Lodge, the Pittsfield Lodge, was constituted in 1921. These two merged in 1990 to form the Crescent-Pittsfield Lodge. This Lodge merged with the Pittsfield Lodge to form the New Moon Lodge on December 1, 2015. The Masons have owned and maintained the building for over a century, but in 2015 the Pittsfield Masonic Association put the building up for sale.

One Response to Masonic Temple, Pittsfield (1914)

  1. Jiles says:

    Dear Sir,

    I am a Freemason in the United Kingdom (Delphis Lodge No 7769)

    I work and live in the UK but work at the summer camp Winadu in Pittsfield, MA.

    It would be a privilege if i could possibly visit your Lodge during my next visit to the states.
    Could you please advise how i go about doing this?

    Kind Regards,

    Jiles Barrett

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