Forty – First Annual Session (1930) Grand Chapter O. E. S. of Ore This is photographed in front of the old Mark Building in Portland Oregon. To my knowledge this long photograph of this Convention is the only one in existence. Found in the lodge of Tillamook No. 57 during a trip for their 150th […]
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During a visit to Tillamook No. 57 in Tillamook Oregon many photographs were taken of history inside of the lodge. This trip was to participate in the 150th Celebration of 150 years of Tillamook No. 57 as a lodge. The local Chapter Silver Wave No. 18 had a table with many of their photographs of […]
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 […]
A letter from President Harry S. Truman to Oregon Military Lodge U. D. while in Germany surfaced recently within a book cover. The letter is a copy but never the less it is a great find and addition to the museum.
Recently the original Oregon Military Lodge U. D. Bible, Bible Cover surfaced. The bible is the bible used while they were under dispensation in Germany and the leather bible cover was hand made and is a wonderful piece of Americana Art on the back.
In the collection of Union No. 3 in McMinnville Oregon is a curious framed lead Square and Compass that was used at Lafayette No. 3. Very likely the oldest Square and Compass in existence in Oregon. Written on Frame: “This Square and Compass was made of lead and Presented by L. G. Suter (Likely Levi […]
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 […]
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. […]
Wonderful old picture surfaced recently from the 1940’s of the entrance to the Malheur Cave. The cave degree began around 1938.
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 […]