Attleboro Masonic Building

Attleboro Masonic Building

Attleboro Masonic Building Here is an Excerpt from Ezekiel Bates Lodge’s 75th Anniversary History written by Brother Benjamin Taylor The ten years from 1920 to 1930 were indeed notable ones. The activities in regard to a new home for our Lodge culminated in the...
History of Ezekiel Bates Lodge

History of Ezekiel Bates Lodge

History of Ezekiel Bates Lodge Brother Secretary Benjamin King submitted this history in 1895 for the Silver (25th) Anniversary of the lodge A History of Masonry, A. F. & A. M. in Attleboro To the Officers and Members of Ezekiel Bates Lodge, A. F. & A. M....
Who was Ezekiel Bates?

Who was Ezekiel Bates?

Born: Nov. 5, 1795 Hanover Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA Passed: Mar. 21, 1871 Attleboro Bristol County Massachusetts, USA Ezekiel was a son of Mary Carver and Gamaliel Bates. He was the youngest of 15 children: Lydia, Gamaliel, Mary P., Calvin, Hannah, James,...

Cornerstone Laying Ceremony of the Bronson Building 1904

Cornerstone Laying Ceremony of the Bronson Building 1904 On July 15th 1904 The Most Worshipful Grand Master Of Massachusetts Baalis Sanford Made the trip back down to Attleboro to lay the cornerstone of the Bronson Building, which at the time was the new home to...