OF ODD FELLOWS
Welcome to Tonquish Lodge No. 32 • Plymouth, Michigan 48170
George A. Starkweather
(February 20, 1826 – February 7, 1907) was an American merchant, schoolteacher, lawyer, farmer, greenhouse owner, banker, Plymouth Village President, Plymouth Township Supervisor, philanthropist, leading community member and firm believer in education who, during the 1850s, served one term in the Michigan Legislature, representing Plymouth.
Tonquish Lodge #32 • circa 1925
Above is a photograph of the Temple (499 S. Main St) that the Tonquish Lodge built in 1925 to serve our needs during one of the heights of our membership. Although is was later sold to the Mayflower Hotel (when it was still in existence). The building is privately owned today and still bares the Tonquish IOOF shield at the top and center part of the building.