Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wellington Lodge Willard Paintings

Nearly 150 years ago, Archibald M. Willard rose to fame for his contribution to the art world, the very recognizable painting, The Spirit of ’76. During this time, Willard was also an active Mason, receiving his degree from Wellington Lodge in 1867. His passion for both Masonry and the arts inspired him to use his…
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The Power of A Symbol

One morning in May, Brother Steve Ware, received a call from one of his co-workers, who had just found a discarded Masonic wallet along Interstate 70 near Wheelersburg, WV. The wallet did not contain a driver’s license or any money, but it did have two association cards with the name of the probable owner. Knowing…
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Words From Our Departed Brethren

“We all have our passions and prejudices, and we should use our utmost endeavors to keep them within due bounds. But whether he comes from the jungles of Africa, the swamps of Carolina, the plains of Hindoostan, the sands of Arabia, the snowcapped summits of Norway, the Emerald Isle, the sunny fields of France, or…
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Nova Caesarea Makes A Difference in Their New Home Town

Twenty five members of Nova Caesarea Harmony Lodge No. 2 have used their time and money to support a backpack program at Miamitown Elementary, which is located a few blocks from the lodge hall. The program provides backpacks containing food to help children, who otherwise might go hungry over the weekend. “In January, we merged…
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