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Cedar Bayou Masonic Lodge No. 321 AF and AM Hall

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1876. 2850 Ferry Rd.

Located on the far eastern edge of Baytown, backing up to Cedar Bayou and adjacent to a cemetery, the Masonic Lodge represents a Texas vernacular building type: the gable-fronted public building used for commercial or institutional purposes. The sharp profiles, symmetrical front, uniform sides, white-painted clapboard walls, and sash windows are constituents of this type. Because it remains spatially isolated from suburbia, the lodge retains a tangible sense of connection to the pre-urban (and suburban) landscape of the Texas coastal plain.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Cedar Bayou Masonic Lodge No. 321 AF and AM Hall", [Baytown, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-AT21.

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