Scottish Rite Masonic Temple

Description

This sumptuous Greco-Roman behemoth, the largest Scottish Rite temple anywhere, occupies the ten-acre site originally intended for the Oklahoma State Capitol. Begun in 1920, its neoclassical exterior stands in contrast with the largely Victorian town of Guthrie, yet it's one of the Plains States' most fascinating structures. Inside, it has a sort of Roaring Twenties movie palace sensibility, with 14 magnificent rooms containing elaborate decorative design themes -- Egyptian, Pompeiian, Assyrian, the 18th-century English Adam style, and more. Central to the building is a gigantic Roman atrium with a stunning stained-glass skylight.

Address

900 E. Oklahoma Avenue
Guthrie, OK 73044

Lat/Long

35.87807500, -97.41496900
Visit Website
(405) 282-1281

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