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King Solomon Lodge No. 56 Free and Accepted Masons
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King Solomon Lodge, the first Masonic Lodge in Lorain County, was chartered on December 11, 1821, with Heman Ely as Worshipful Master. Ely (1775-1852), a prominent land developer, founded the City of Elyria in 1817, and built the first grist and saw mills and frame house in the village. Through his efforts, Elyria became the county seat in 1823.
Address
251 6th Street
Elyria, OH 44035
Location
Elyria Masonic Center, 251 6th Street (corner of 6th Street and Middle Avenue)
Coordinates
Latitude: 41.3619230, Longitude: -82.1069830.
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