Entries by Johnny Edwards

Library and Museum is Open

Please consider visiting the MWB Robert M. Richmond Memorial Library and Museum. The Library and Museum Committee works on Fridays from 1100am-400pm every week.  The library and museum is also open Monday through Thursday for tours.  Monday through Thursday please check in at the main Administration Building and Grand Lodge of Oregon Staff will open […]

UK Donation

A wonderful donation has recently been recieved at the MWB RMR Memorial Library and Museum.  The collection is called, The Sidney Herbert Burchell Collection.  This person was a Freemason in UK and moved to California in the 1940’s where he passed away and is buried.  He was an 19th and 20th century author.  Most notably […]

MWB Berryman Jennings – Annual Wreath Laying

Every year a wreath laying ceremony occurs at the gravesite of our first Grand Master, Most Worshipful Brother Berryman Jennings. In 1897 the Grand Lodge of Oregon while in Annual Communication began the process of having a suitable monument for our first Grand Master created and installed at the unmarked grave of MWB Berryman Jennings.  […]

Masonic Temple on Park Avenue Portland – Picture

Many do not know that before the Grand Lodge of Oregon Administration Offices were located in Forest Grove Oregon the Grand Lodge of Oregon paid rent for their offices at the old Masonic Temple that was located where the Portland Art Museum is today.  At that time the building was just called, “Masonic Temple”.  Many […]