Category: Masonic Education

Thanksgiving Proclamation

by Shawn Bell In October of 1789 the United States had only emerged from the Revolutionary War by a scant few years. We had newly elected our first President, George Washington (raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason in the Lodge at Fredericksburg on August 4th, 1753), and the Congress was busy delivering the …

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Constitution Remembrance

Brethren, Every September we, as American Freemasons, take a moment to reflect and celebrate one of the greatest founding documents of our country: the United States Constitution. This year, September 17, 2011 was the observance of Constitution Day. As citizens we should recognize the single document that has carried the ideals that founded this country, …

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Buried Treasure – In A Cache Near You!

by Shawn Bell Masonic Geocaching Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure hunting game. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using GPS-enabled devices and then share their experiences online. (from Dr. S. Brent Morris has stated that Masons were, arguably, the world’s first Geocachers. When Enoch and Mathuselah buried the triangular golden plate …

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