Monthly Archives: August 2016

Freemasonry in A Camp and A Hollow

In ancient times, masons met on the highest hills andin the lowest valleys. On Saturday, July 9, a twist was given to that old adage. Brethren from NorthwestOhio met at Camp Miakonda, and the Brethren ofEast Central Ohio met at Wildcat Hollow – both toconfer very special Master Mason degrees. Camp Masonry was hosted by…
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That Which Was Lost Is Found

Brother Richard Vie Brooks, a member of Oxford Lodge No. 67, recently stopped by the Grand Lodge Office to donate a flea market find, which was given to him by his older brother, Brother Robert Vie Brooks, shortly before Robert passed away. The find is the original minute book of Linwood Lodge No. 567. The…
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Ohio Freemasons Donated $180,000 to Support Special Olympics

Ohio Freemasons donated $180,000 to support the Ohio Special Olympics Summer games, which were held in Columbus on June 24 and 25. Grand Master Rill and over 400 Freemasons lead the parade of athletes into the stadium named for Brother Jesse Owens, who was a Prince Hall Mason in Illinois. The Ohio Grotto Association once…
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Lodge Jewels Return Home

At the monthly Stated Meeting of Montgomery Lodge No. 94, held on June 14, 2016, the thirty five Masons present, including the Deputy Grand Master Douglas N. Kaylor and Grand Marshal, Richard A. Dickersheid, witnessed an historic event – the return of their Lodge’s original set of officers’ jewels. Their return is a great example…
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