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 George Suiter ) to Lafayette Lodge No. 3, A. F. and A. M. at the time charter was issued – – May 9, 1851, and used until May 14, 1927, making a total of 76 years.”