Wilton Masonic Temple // 1898

Located adjacent to the Gregg Free Library (Wilton’s Public Library), you will find the town’s Masonic Temple, a textbook example of Colonial Revival architecture. The building was dedicated in 1898 and sits on a prominence overlooking the Souhegan River, which supplied power and jobs to the East Wilton village. The brick building exhibits flared lintels, arched windows, a fanlight transom over the door, dentils, and prominent balustrade. The building appears to have been the work of architect Ernest Machado, an unsung specialist in Colonial Revival designs.

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