Yesterday at my local Research Lodge, Research Lodge of Oregon No. 198 a discussion at the Refreshment Table began about Glass Slides that were used for degree work using the old Magic Lantern Projectors. The Grand Lodge of Oregon Digital Archives has copied these glass slides. Give these beautiful pieces of art a look. Glass […]
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A curious use of curtesy coaching by a different lodge that originally Initiated the Brother. It appears at least with one lodge that the habit of cutting a dues card in half of a traveling Freemason prior to becoming a Master Mason was in use in 1918. The matching of dues cards appears to have […]
A wonderful item has surfaced while indexing for the Grand Lodge of Oregon Digital Archives. Correspondence from the Committee on Raising Funds for the future Masonic and Eastern Star Home. Wonderful item that was found. Digest 16, Page 135
A curious find has surfaced while indexing for the Digital Archives of the GLO. It appears that at least a few Freemason’s in Oregon in 1919 didn’t like the adopted Work. Referred it to Morganism and the use of the number of 6? To my Ritualists out there do we know what this is referring […]
Did you know…? Did you know that there was at one time post Grand Lodge of Oregon creation in 1851 (ca.1860’s) land either purchased, acquired or given for use for burial of Mason’s and their families located in Portland Oregon? This land is today known as, Greenwood Hills Cemetery. The research on this Masonic Cemetery […]
The Grand Lodge of Oregon A.F. & A.M. Administration building is a wonderful example of the perfection of Masonic Balance. Enjoy the pictures of its construction 1998-1999.
While working on the scanning project of “Oregon Freemason Periodicals” I came across this wonderful item of Masonic History. This is even more important for my lodge of Union No. 3 in McMinnville Or. Lafayette No. 3 consolidated with Lafayette No. 3 in the 1990’s. This is a perfect example of the hidden and […]
Recently several three ring binders from the 1940’s surfaced created by PGM Carl Patterson. His detailed typed notes on the creation and management of the Education Fund and Building Association is very detailed. The reasoning and use of these notes are at this time not clear. Two new additions to the GLO Digital Archives. The […]
The MWB RMR Memorial Library and Museum has added the Oregon Freemason Year 1947 to the Digital Archives. Oregon Freemason Magazine
The MWB Robert M. Richmond Memorial Library and Museum 2023 Exhibit “The Beginning” will end on December 30, 2022. The new Exhibit for 2023 will document the Grand Lodge of Oregon’s creation of the different Charities and Programs from 1851 through the start of the new century. The title will be forthcoming. If you would […]