On Christmas Day 1900 at 9:15 am hundreds of people gathered for the cornerstone laying ceremony for the All Saints Episcopal Church.

Here is a timeline of the event, starting with the invitation to the lodge.SCN_0007 (2)

This Photo was taken by Clarence Hawkins a non mason who’s son, 50 years later would become a District Deputy Grand Master. His Grandson David Hawkins provided the photo to Ezekiel Bates Lodge.

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Here is the MasonicĀ Program

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Here is the Public Program

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Here is the Very Nice Thank You letter the lodge received

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The Church Today

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And a couple familiar symbols that are found in one of the stained glass windows

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