LASR.net Homepage




Menu


I.0.0.F. Temple Building


category : National Register
I.0.0.F. Temple Building

What is today known as the Ackerman Building was originally called the I.0.0.F. Temple Building. It was the first building downtown to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.


The building housed the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 54 and was built in 1894-1895 by Sarah Moulton, wife of a county judge. The building was Romanesque Revival style.


It was leased out as an implement company and to Mathis Shoe Repair. A printery was also in the building.


Dances were held in the upstairs area from the 1920s up to the 1960s.


The upstairs was also used for a railroad organization.


After World War II, a Goodyear store occupied the building and later the U.S. Army Reserves used the building.



Address: 523 E. St.

Come visit us in Fairbury, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fairbury City Museum

This museum has been located for many years on the west side of the downtown square in Fairbury. It is now in a larger building that allows the display of items in a much more pleasant atmosphere and has more space for new items. The museum'

Fairbury, NE Museums



Campbell Bros. Circus -1885 to 1913

"Above the roar of the lions, the music of the calliope, and the laughter and chatter of the throngs of people, the cries of the circus barker were heard throughout the towns and cities where this great circus performed."

"

Fairbury, NE One Of A Kinds

Frontier Fun Park

Nebraska's first community-built playground was built in 1995

Fairbury, NE Recreation

Things to do National Register near Fairbury, NE

Oto Agency (Barneston Site) Historical Marker

The Oto tribe signed an 1854 treaty relinquishing their territory west of the Missouri River except for a 250-square-mile ...