19th Century Eclectic Style / Victorian
This impressive building was constructed in 1877 by builder James Bird, from plans created by the noted architect Samuel Sloan of Philadelphia. Known as the Masonic Building, its serves as home to the Amwell Lodge No. 12, established June 16, 1847, that occupies the entire third floor and has been active since that founding. The Free & Accepted Masons are a fraternal organization, rich in history, of men working towards “making good men better”. Freemasons are involved in the betterment of one’s self and the giving to charity.