I received E-Mail that said:

I have been searching for this since I found an old plate with holyrood commandery at the top and holyrood castle, Cleveland, Ohio 1900 under the picture of the castle. The plate has No. 32 on it and the initials K.T. It was made by Knowles Taylor Knowles in East Liverpool, Ohio. Can you help? Is there really such a place?

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

Just wanted to let you know I'm a retired Cleveland Police officer that has worked every district in the city at one time or another and never heard of Holyrood Castle. I don't think it exists.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

My interest was piqued when I read about Holyrood Castle so I did some searching. Holyrood Commandery is a form of york rite I believe. K.T. stands for Knights Templar. The number most likely represents the lodge number and Cleveland being that lodge. Check this site out for information http://www.seorf.ohiou.edu/~xx078/OhioKT/7ktins.html

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

I believe that the unknown castle in Cleveland (Holyrood) is Grays Armory (a public building) located at 1234 Bolivar (and Prospect) downtown. It was built about 1893 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style with a crenellated corner tower.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

I may have some additional information on the holyrood. I recently purchased an antique sword in an auction. On the handle is engraved A red cross and the words "Holyrood Commandery" with a "32" in the middle. It was sold to me as a sword of the Knights Templar. This would relate to the plate you had and the e-mail on your page about the knights templar.

I am still trying to find out all I can about this sword. maybe you know some additional information of the Knights templar #32 lodge?

On 4-29-05, I received E-Mail that said:

I am trying to locate a castle or castle looking place in or near Cleveland for a friend's wedding pictures. I came across your website (which has been extremely useful). I saw the information on the Holyrood Castle & wanted to let you know, Knights templar #32 lodge is no castle. It is a large building with large white pillars in the front. Sorry to disappoint.

Does anyone know more about this?

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