Detroit Masonic Temple

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Detroit’s Masonic Temple has more than 1,000 rooms, plus secret passageways, hidden staircases and concealed compartments under its floors. Of course, a building like this has to have a ghost! This one’s is thought to be George D. Mason, who went bankrupt while funding its construction and, when his wife subsequently left him, committed suicide by jumping from its roof. Security guards have spotted his apparition climbing up the stairs to the roof.

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Geographic Information

Address:
500 Temple St
Detroit, MI 48201
United States

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GPS:
42.341719, -83.06004200000001
County:
Wayne County, Michigan
Nearest Towns:
Detroit, MI (1.0 mi.)
Hamtramck, MI (3.6 mi.)
Highland Park, MI (4.8 mi.)
River Rouge, MI (6.1 mi.)
Dearborn, MI (6.1 mi.)
Grosse Pointe Park, MI (6.7 mi.)
Melvindale, MI (7.2 mi.)
Ecorse, MI (8.0 mi.)
Grosse Pointe, MI (8.2 mi.)
Hazel Park, MI (8.6 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://themasonic.com/

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  1. I have worked shows at venues all over the country for several years and this is one of the creepiest places I’ve ever been to. Firstly, it just feels heavy and haunted. Secondly, if you spend any significant amount of time in there you will begin to see strange movements out of the corner of your eye and hear things when you are the only one in the room. Many of the rooms have no power to them but you have to navigate through them to get room to room back stage. It is a terrifying place to be, even in broad daylight!

  2. There are many different types of Masonry. Jobs Daughters, Stars, and Demolay. Above all types of Masonry is the Shriners. You can visit any of the temples no matter which country, state, or town.. and still manage to get the same feelings as above. I’ve spent the night in my temple with a couple friends and couldn’t sleep. I’ve always gotten the heavy feeling, but mine is also like a pull.. It’s not really something I can explain. I always manage to run into something creepy, so I refuse to be left by myself for more that ten minutes. I’ve have seen chairs fall over, and heard the piano being played while leaving the room I had just been alone in. I’ve learned to deal with the feelings and occurrences. Another weird thing that I’ve noticed that no matter which temple I visit, they not only smell the same, but I feel like I’m constantly followed and watched.
    I haven’t visited the one in Detroit, but I can tell you that there is something residing in there. There is something residing in every temple. Be careful.

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