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The Lvmen Scientiae or Light of Knowledge was formed by three brothers Matthew McMahon, Aaron Chauncey, and Bryan Simmons, who wanted a stronger focus on education and enlightenment. Over the past year the group has hosted lectures from Triptech Theories to the origin of the American Hobo.

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Attleboro York Rite Dues Portal

Attleboro York Rite Dues Portal

Companions, you can now pay your Chapter and Council dues online! Please note the service charge is added to the payment. Attleboro Council Annual DuesPhoenix Chapter of the Attleboros Annual Dues

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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...

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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....

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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,...

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History of St. James Lodge

History of Saint James Lodge 1865-2018 Merged with Ezekiel Bates Lodge June 16 2018 CENTENARY HISTORY, MARCH 1965 From Proceedings, Page 1965-84: By Worshipful Everett W. Robinson. A Brief History of St. James Lodge During Mansfield’s early history it was...

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St. James Lodge Past Masters

William G. Allen, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867; Memorial Charles M. Deane, 1868 William G. Hamblet, 1869, 1870 Stephen C. Rhodes, 1871 Henry F. Day, 1872, 1873 Jacob A. Leonard, 1874, 1881 H.H. Fairbanks, 1875, 1879, 1880 Edward P. Paine, 1876 D. K. Carpenter,...

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150th Anniversary Neck Wear

150th Anniversary Neck Wear

150th Anniversary Neck Wear ***Pre-Order**** This design is a collaboration between the amazing Edgar Alejandro from Masonic Revival and Ezekiel Bates Lodge. The design and its significance. The Gold represents Ezekiel Bates Lodge being from the Jewelry Capital of the...

read more

Robert E. Baker

Worshipful Robert E. Baker Born: February 6, 1926 Entered the Celestial Lodge Above: March 22, 2019 Born on February 6, 1926, in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Walter S. and Edna May (McCaskill) Baker. A graduate of Bristol County Agricultural School, Robert...

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William H. M. Matta Jr.

William H. M. Matta Jr.

Born: November 1, 1940 Entered the Celestial Lodge Above: January 18, 2019 Brother Matta was a retired railroader who worked a long and enjoyable career as a conductor for the New Haven Conrail, Amtrak, Quincy Bay Terminal and Fore River Railroads. He was a proud...

read more

Understanding Manhood in America

Understanding Manhood in America by Robert G. Davis I have often wondered if there is a role for freemasonry to play in the restoration of American society to its more glorious time of respectfulness and rugged individuality. This was a time, as I see it,...

read more

Oscar F. Wilde

Oscar F. Wilde October 16th 1854 – November 30th 1900 Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early...

read more
Robert H. Johnson

Robert H. Johnson

Robert H. Johnson Born November 21, 1981 Right Worshipful, Robert H. Johnson a Freemason out of the 1st N.E. District of Illinois, belonging to several appendant bodies and unaffiliated philosophical mystery schools. He currently serves as the Secretary of...

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Keith D. Gobin

Worshipful Brother Keith D. Gobin Born September 6, 1960 Keith D. Gobin is an Attleboro Native, growing up on Tiffany Street with his sister Leslie and his parents Doug and Luella. He works in the family business at V-Tron Electronics in South Attleboro,...

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Robert E. Jackson

Robert E. Jackson

Worshipful Brother Robert E. Jackson Born June 4, 1973 Robert Edward Jackson is a Past and presiding Master of Montgomery Lodge located in Milford, MA. His Masonic lineage includes his Father (Robert Maitland), Grandfather (Maitland Garrecht), and Great...

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The Builder Magazine

The Builder Magazine was published from 1915 through 1930 by the National Masonic Research Society. Many Masonic Librarians and scholars believe that The Builder Magazine was the best American Masonic magazine ever published. The fifteen year collection...

read more

Jared Sparks

Jared Sparks May 10, 1789 – March 14, 1866 an American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister. He served as President of Harvard College (now Harvard University) from 1849 to 1853 Sparks J - The Life of George Washington 1839 Sparks J -...

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George Oliver

Brother George Oliver 1782–1867 He was eldest son of Samuel Oliver, rector of Lambley, Nottinghamshire, by Elizabeth, daughter of George Whitehead, of Blyth Spital in the same county. He was born at Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, on 5 November...

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Geeg Wiles

Geeg Wiles

Brother Geeg Wiles Born July 18, 1983 Brother Geeg Wiles is the caretaker of Captain Ahab, a 3' tall 40 lb. bright yellow wooden statue of a fisherman/wannabe pirate captain. He aims to be a jack of trades which at the moment has him between a college lab...

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Masonic Yearbooks

2015-2016 Masonic Year Click here to view this photo book larger 2017-2018 Masonic Year Click here to view this photo book larger 2016-2017 Masonic Year Click here to view this photo book larger

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Albert Pike

Albert Pike December 29, 1809 – April 2, 1891 Albert Pike was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Ben and Sarah (Andrews) Pike, and spent his childhood in Byfield and Newburyport, Massachusetts. His colonial ancestors settled the area in...

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Massasoit Forest Summer Steak Fry

Massasoit Forest Summer Steak Fry

Massasoit Forest Annual Steak Fry Saturday July 28 2018 116 Long Street Warwick, RI   Steaks and Baked Potatoes Provided Chowder at Noon, Steak Fry at 4:00 PM Paid Up Cedars and Cedarettes are FREE $10 per person for guests and others   Cedars, Cedarettes...

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A.G. Mackey

Drawing done by Massachusetts' own Brother Travis Simpkins A.G. Mackey Albert Gallatin Mackey March 12, 1807 – June 20, 1881 Mackey was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of John Mackey (1765 - December 14, 1831), a physician,...

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W. l. Wilmshurst

W. l. Wilmshurst Walter Leslie Wilmshurst June 22 1867 –  July 10 1939 Was an English author and Freemason. He published four books on English Freemasonry and submitted articles to The Occult Review magazine. Born in Chichester,West Sussex, England ...

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Freemason Works and Literature

Freemason Works and Literature

Freemason Works and Literature Abraham Lincoln, Freemason - An Address Before The Lodge 1914 By L.D. Carman The Antiquities of Freemasonry By G. Oliver Acacian Lyrics By L. A. H. Munday Bibliography Of The Writings Of Albert Pike By W.L. Boyden Carl Claudy...

read more
Lodge Histories

Lodge Histories

Lodge Histories History of Joseph Webb Lodge By J Waldo Denny (Boston, Ma) History of Lodge No 43 F and Am By G R Welchans (Lancaster, PA) History of Lodge No 61 F. and A.M. By O.J. Harvey (Wilkes Barre, PA) History of Macon Lodge No 8 -  (Decatur, IL)...

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Canadian Freemasonry and Literature

Canadian Freemasonry and Literature

Canadian Freemasonry and Literature The Canadian Masonic annual: a directory of the different Masonic bodies working in Ontario and Quebec, and of the higher degrees for the entire Dominion (1905) By J.F. Thompson History of Freemasonry in Canada Vol I Pt...

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Anti-Masonic Books and Literature

Anti-Masonic Books and Literature

Anti-Masonic Almanac 1830 by Giddins, Edward Anon - Application of Barruels Memoirs of Jacobinism - anti - 1798 Anon - Freemasonry - A Poem in Three Cantos - anti Anon - Freemasonry It's Pretensions Exposed In Faithful Extracts Of It's Standard Authors...

read more

Masonic Manuscripts

Masonic Manuscripts Alnwick Manuscript 1895 The Old Charges of British Freemasons 1872 By W.J. Hughan Index of the Sloane Manuscript 1904 By E J L Scott An exact reproduction of the Macnab Masonic ms AD 1722 - 1896 By W Watson Freemasons Secrets - A...

read more
A Pirates Guide to Commandeer Life

A Pirates Guide to Commandeer Life

A Pirates Guide to Commandeer Life Brother Geeg Wiles One of the best motivational speakers in the jurisdiction, Brother Geeg Wiles captivates audiences with his real life story about Captain Ahab. Brother Wiles is also a recent affiliate to Ezekiel Bates...

read more

Vendor Signup Page

2018 Masonic Con Vendor Signup Masonic Con 2018 will take place April 28th 2018. This is our 3rd Masonic Con and with it a few changes. The lectures will take place in the Tower Lodge this year and vendors will have the Lodge room which will provide more...

read more

Nicholas Spear – Preserving our Past

In 1950, Freemasonry was on the rise, there were over 3.6 Million Americans Freemasons. One of those Masons was a Boston man by the name of Nicholas Spear. At the age of 37 he sought to join Freemasonry, he made his application to Loyalty Lodge in Jamaica...

read more
How to Join Tall Cedars

How to Join Tall Cedars

How to Join Tall Cedars So, you have decide to follow the wooded path through King Hiram of Tyre's land and become Tall Cedar of Lebanon. Your quest is admirable and begins with an application. Tall Cedars Application The application can be brought with you or emailed...

read more
John Kean Mackill

John Kean Mackill

John Kean Mackill March 17, 1922 - November 18, 2013 John Kean Mackill was Born in Glasgow, Scotland -and married Phyllis Hall Kellow April 25, 1951.   Served in the British Navy from 1941 - 1945 during WW2. Attended primary school at Shawsland Academy in Glasgow,...

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Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon

Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon

Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America As of May 11th 2017 will be meeting at the Attleboro Masonic Building. Come learn more at Masonic Con on 4/29/2017 Questions? jalawsoniii@gmail.com Check back soon for more to come Bring an application to...

read more
How to Join Nava

How to Join Nava

                                                                                     How to Join Nava Joining the Mason's Playground is a step down the rabbit hole of fun... Step one:  Fill out the Application Grotto Application When Finished email it...

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Freemasonry in the 21st Century

Freemasonry in the 21st Century

Freemasonry in The 21st Century By Don Bradley Native Planet Books 1991 "Freemasonry in the 21rst Century" holds a unique place amongst masonic esoteric literature. Online research will reveal that this title is both highly lauded and deeply reviled by those that seek...

read more

Ezekiel Bates Brotherhood Fund

Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. Brotherhood Fund As a Mason, there is no greater feeling than helping a worthy Brother in need. This Fund has been set up for just this purpose. The money donated will be set aside in a different account and to be used to help...

read more
Inside a Magical Lodge

Inside a Magical Lodge

Inside a Magical Lodge By John Michael Greer Lvmen Scientiae Book of the Quarter February 2017-May 2017 You can find the Facebook discussion Here Inside a Magical Lodge by John Michael Greer reveals what has been hidden for centuries: the true secrets of what happens...

read more
Past Master’s Jewel Comes Home

Past Master’s Jewel Comes Home

Past Master's Jewel Comes Home In December, Worshipful Andy Eldridge, Master of Pilgrim Lodge in Harwich, Ma messaged our Facebook page having found a Past Master's Jewel from Ezekiel Bates Lodge for sale on Etsy. After a few discussions with the seller, we were able...

read more
The Masonic Memorial Service

The Masonic Memorial Service

The Masonic Memorial Service Masonic Funeral Service is a solemn and reflective time when masons gather in public and in prayer to bid godspeed to a departed Brother and offer support to the Brother’s family. If a member of your family was a Master Mason and has...

read more

1980-1981 Minutes

1980-1981 Minutes March 12th 1981 Special Communication - Masonic Service Brother John Osterberg March 18th 1981 Regular Communication March 18th 1981 Page 2

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David Lee

Worshipful David Lee David Lee was born in Attleboro and lived most of his life there. After graduation from high school he worked at various places until I was 36. It was at time that he started collage.  During that time David had the pleasure to become friends with...

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Masonic Funeral Service

Masonic Funeral Service is a solemn and reflective time when masons gather in public and in prayer to bid godspeed to a departed Brother and offer support to the Brother's family. If a member of your family was a Master Mason and has recently passed, please fill out...

read more

The Great Fire in Boston

The Great Fire in Boston Destruction of the Winthrop House and Freemason’s Hall From “The Boston Evening Transcript” ~ April 4, 1864 Boston’s prominent Newspaper ~ 1830-1941 Last night, about 12 o’clock, fire was discovered in a closet under the second flight of...

read more

1983 Officers

1983 Officers Wednesday, January 17th 1883 Members Present 34 Worshipful Master – William J. Thompson Senior Warden – David E. Makepeace Junior Warden – N. Justin Smith Treasurer – Fred J. Mason Secretary – Orville P. Richardson Jr. Chaplain – William H. Hardin...

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1884 Officers

1884 Officers Wednesday, January 9th 1884 Members Present 24   Worshipful Master – William J. Thompson Senior Warden – David E. Makepeace Junior Warden – N. Justin Smith Treasurer – Fred J. Mason Secretary – Orville P. Richardson Jr. Chaplain – William H. Hardin...

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2005 – 2006 Officers

2005 – 2006 Officers October 15th 2005 Worshipful Master – Roland Bourget Senior Warden – Todd Galarneau Junior Warden – Stephen Urban Treasurer – Robert Baker Secretary – Stephen R. Joseph Marshall – Walter Pawlowski Senior Deacon – Dale Naismith Junior Deacon –...

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1988 – 1990 Officers

1988 – 1990 Officers 7:30 PM Saturday Evening September 24th 1988   Installing Suite: Master of Ceremonies – Right Worshipful Johnny D. Pass Marshall – Worshipful David E. Lee Chaplain – Worshipful Raymond C. Oberg Organist – Robert Phillips Soloist – Right Worshipful...

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1881 – 1882 Officers

1881 - 1882 Officers Monday December 5th 1881 Worshipful Master - Benjamin P. King Senior Warden - William J. Thompson Junior Warden - David E. Makepeace Treasurer - Fred G. Mason Secretary - Orville P. Richardson Chaplain - William H. Hardin Marshall - John Macdonald...

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1881 Officers

1881 - 1882 Officers Wednesday, January 12th 1881 Members Present 26 Visitors - 5 Worshipful Master - Benjamin P. King Senior Warden - William J. Thompson Junior Warden - David E. Makepeace Treasurer - Fred G. Mason Secretary - Orville P. Richardson Chaplain - William...

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2016-2017 Officers

2016 - 2017 Officers Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. Thursday September 22nd 2016 7:00 pm 15 Members, 4 Visitors and 34 Guests Present Worshipful Master - Keith Gobin Senior Warden - David Thompson Junior Warden - Bryan Simmons Treasurer -  Anthony Scherma...

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Our Triangular Assemblies

Our Triangular Assemblies Attleboro ~ Hyde Park ~ Providence Councils How and when did they start? (Research Paper of April 2,  1959) R.I. George M. Ellis Hyde Park Council Illustrious Master 1944-1945 Over the past years, we have heard many Past Illustrious Masters...

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Past Events

Attleboro York Rite Dues Portal

Attleboro York Rite Dues Portal

Companions, you can now pay your Chapter and Council dues online! Please note the service charge is added to the payment. Attleboro Council Annual DuesPhoenix Chapter of the Attleboros Annual Dues

read more
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...

read more
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....

read more
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,...

read more

History of St. James Lodge

History of Saint James Lodge 1865-2018 Merged with Ezekiel Bates Lodge June 16 2018 CENTENARY HISTORY, MARCH 1965 From Proceedings, Page 1965-84: By Worshipful Everett W. Robinson. A Brief History of St. James Lodge During Mansfield’s early history it was...

read more

St. James Lodge Past Masters

William G. Allen, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867; Memorial Charles M. Deane, 1868 William G. Hamblet, 1869, 1870 Stephen C. Rhodes, 1871 Henry F. Day, 1872, 1873 Jacob A. Leonard, 1874, 1881 H.H. Fairbanks, 1875, 1879, 1880 Edward P. Paine, 1876 D. K. Carpenter,...

read more
150th Anniversary Neck Wear

150th Anniversary Neck Wear

150th Anniversary Neck Wear ***Pre-Order**** This design is a collaboration between the amazing Edgar Alejandro from Masonic Revival and Ezekiel Bates Lodge. The design and its significance. The Gold represents Ezekiel Bates Lodge being from the Jewelry Capital of the...

read more

Robert E. Baker

Worshipful Robert E. Baker Born: February 6, 1926 Entered the Celestial Lodge Above: March 22, 2019 Born on February 6, 1926, in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late Walter S. and Edna May (McCaskill) Baker. A graduate of Bristol County Agricultural School, Robert...

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William H. M. Matta Jr.

William H. M. Matta Jr.

Born: November 1, 1940 Entered the Celestial Lodge Above: January 18, 2019 Brother Matta was a retired railroader who worked a long and enjoyable career as a conductor for the New Haven Conrail, Amtrak, Quincy Bay Terminal and Fore River Railroads. He was a proud...

read more

Understanding Manhood in America

Understanding Manhood in America by Robert G. Davis I have often wondered if there is a role for freemasonry to play in the restoration of American society to its more glorious time of respectfulness and rugged individuality. This was a time, as I see it,...

read more

Oscar F. Wilde

Oscar F. Wilde October 16th 1854 – November 30th 1900 Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early...

read more
Robert H. Johnson

Robert H. Johnson

Robert H. Johnson Born November 21, 1981 Right Worshipful, Robert H. Johnson a Freemason out of the 1st N.E. District of Illinois, belonging to several appendant bodies and unaffiliated philosophical mystery schools. He currently serves as the Secretary of...

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Keith D. Gobin

Worshipful Brother Keith D. Gobin Born September 6, 1960 Keith D. Gobin is an Attleboro Native, growing up on Tiffany Street with his sister Leslie and his parents Doug and Luella. He works in the family business at V-Tron Electronics in South Attleboro,...

read more
Robert E. Jackson

Robert E. Jackson

Worshipful Brother Robert E. Jackson Born June 4, 1973 Robert Edward Jackson is a Past and presiding Master of Montgomery Lodge located in Milford, MA. His Masonic lineage includes his Father (Robert Maitland), Grandfather (Maitland Garrecht), and Great...

read more

The Builder Magazine

The Builder Magazine was published from 1915 through 1930 by the National Masonic Research Society. Many Masonic Librarians and scholars believe that The Builder Magazine was the best American Masonic magazine ever published. The fifteen year collection...

read more

Jared Sparks

Jared Sparks May 10, 1789 – March 14, 1866 an American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister. He served as President of Harvard College (now Harvard University) from 1849 to 1853 Sparks J - The Life of George Washington 1839 Sparks J -...

read more

George Oliver

Brother George Oliver 1782–1867 He was eldest son of Samuel Oliver, rector of Lambley, Nottinghamshire, by Elizabeth, daughter of George Whitehead, of Blyth Spital in the same county. He was born at Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, on 5 November...

read more
Geeg Wiles

Geeg Wiles

Brother Geeg Wiles Born July 18, 1983 Brother Geeg Wiles is the caretaker of Captain Ahab, a 3' tall 40 lb. bright yellow wooden statue of a fisherman/wannabe pirate captain. He aims to be a jack of trades which at the moment has him between a college lab...

read more

Masonic Yearbooks

2015-2016 Masonic Year Click here to view this photo book larger 2017-2018 Masonic Year Click here to view this photo book larger 2016-2017 Masonic Year Click here to view this photo book larger

read more

Albert Pike

Albert Pike December 29, 1809 – April 2, 1891 Albert Pike was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Ben and Sarah (Andrews) Pike, and spent his childhood in Byfield and Newburyport, Massachusetts. His colonial ancestors settled the area in...

read more
Massasoit Forest Summer Steak Fry

Massasoit Forest Summer Steak Fry

Massasoit Forest Annual Steak Fry Saturday July 28 2018 116 Long Street Warwick, RI   Steaks and Baked Potatoes Provided Chowder at Noon, Steak Fry at 4:00 PM Paid Up Cedars and Cedarettes are FREE $10 per person for guests and others   Cedars, Cedarettes...

read more

A.G. Mackey

Drawing done by Massachusetts' own Brother Travis Simpkins A.G. Mackey Albert Gallatin Mackey March 12, 1807 – June 20, 1881 Mackey was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of John Mackey (1765 - December 14, 1831), a physician,...

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W. l. Wilmshurst

W. l. Wilmshurst Walter Leslie Wilmshurst June 22 1867 –  July 10 1939 Was an English author and Freemason. He published four books on English Freemasonry and submitted articles to The Occult Review magazine. Born in Chichester,West Sussex, England ...

read more
Freemason Works and Literature

Freemason Works and Literature

Freemason Works and Literature Abraham Lincoln, Freemason - An Address Before The Lodge 1914 By L.D. Carman The Antiquities of Freemasonry By G. Oliver Acacian Lyrics By L. A. H. Munday Bibliography Of The Writings Of Albert Pike By W.L. Boyden Carl Claudy...

read more
Lodge Histories

Lodge Histories

Lodge Histories History of Joseph Webb Lodge By J Waldo Denny (Boston, Ma) History of Lodge No 43 F and Am By G R Welchans (Lancaster, PA) History of Lodge No 61 F. and A.M. By O.J. Harvey (Wilkes Barre, PA) History of Macon Lodge No 8 -  (Decatur, IL)...

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Canadian Freemasonry and Literature

Canadian Freemasonry and Literature

Canadian Freemasonry and Literature The Canadian Masonic annual: a directory of the different Masonic bodies working in Ontario and Quebec, and of the higher degrees for the entire Dominion (1905) By J.F. Thompson History of Freemasonry in Canada Vol I Pt...

read more
Anti-Masonic Books and Literature

Anti-Masonic Books and Literature

Anti-Masonic Almanac 1830 by Giddins, Edward Anon - Application of Barruels Memoirs of Jacobinism - anti - 1798 Anon - Freemasonry - A Poem in Three Cantos - anti Anon - Freemasonry It's Pretensions Exposed In Faithful Extracts Of It's Standard Authors...

read more

Masonic Manuscripts

Masonic Manuscripts Alnwick Manuscript 1895 The Old Charges of British Freemasons 1872 By W.J. Hughan Index of the Sloane Manuscript 1904 By E J L Scott An exact reproduction of the Macnab Masonic ms AD 1722 - 1896 By W Watson Freemasons Secrets - A...

read more
A Pirates Guide to Commandeer Life

A Pirates Guide to Commandeer Life

A Pirates Guide to Commandeer Life Brother Geeg Wiles One of the best motivational speakers in the jurisdiction, Brother Geeg Wiles captivates audiences with his real life story about Captain Ahab. Brother Wiles is also a recent affiliate to Ezekiel Bates...

read more

Vendor Signup Page

2018 Masonic Con Vendor Signup Masonic Con 2018 will take place April 28th 2018. This is our 3rd Masonic Con and with it a few changes. The lectures will take place in the Tower Lodge this year and vendors will have the Lodge room which will provide more...

read more

Nicholas Spear – Preserving our Past

In 1950, Freemasonry was on the rise, there were over 3.6 Million Americans Freemasons. One of those Masons was a Boston man by the name of Nicholas Spear. At the age of 37 he sought to join Freemasonry, he made his application to Loyalty Lodge in Jamaica...

read more
How to Join Tall Cedars

How to Join Tall Cedars

How to Join Tall Cedars So, you have decide to follow the wooded path through King Hiram of Tyre's land and become Tall Cedar of Lebanon. Your quest is admirable and begins with an application. Tall Cedars Application The application can be brought with you or emailed...

read more
John Kean Mackill

John Kean Mackill

John Kean Mackill March 17, 1922 - November 18, 2013 John Kean Mackill was Born in Glasgow, Scotland -and married Phyllis Hall Kellow April 25, 1951.   Served in the British Navy from 1941 - 1945 during WW2. Attended primary school at Shawsland Academy in Glasgow,...

read more
Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon

Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon

Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America As of May 11th 2017 will be meeting at the Attleboro Masonic Building. Come learn more at Masonic Con on 4/29/2017 Questions? jalawsoniii@gmail.com Check back soon for more to come Bring an application to...

read more
How to Join Nava

How to Join Nava

                                                                                     How to Join Nava Joining the Mason's Playground is a step down the rabbit hole of fun... Step one:  Fill out the Application Grotto Application When Finished email it...

read more
Freemasonry in the 21st Century

Freemasonry in the 21st Century

Freemasonry in The 21st Century By Don Bradley Native Planet Books 1991 "Freemasonry in the 21rst Century" holds a unique place amongst masonic esoteric literature. Online research will reveal that this title is both highly lauded and deeply reviled by those that seek...

read more

Ezekiel Bates Brotherhood Fund

Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. Brotherhood Fund As a Mason, there is no greater feeling than helping a worthy Brother in need. This Fund has been set up for just this purpose. The money donated will be set aside in a different account and to be used to help...

read more
Inside a Magical Lodge

Inside a Magical Lodge

Inside a Magical Lodge By John Michael Greer Lvmen Scientiae Book of the Quarter February 2017-May 2017 You can find the Facebook discussion Here Inside a Magical Lodge by John Michael Greer reveals what has been hidden for centuries: the true secrets of what happens...

read more
Past Master’s Jewel Comes Home

Past Master’s Jewel Comes Home

Past Master's Jewel Comes Home In December, Worshipful Andy Eldridge, Master of Pilgrim Lodge in Harwich, Ma messaged our Facebook page having found a Past Master's Jewel from Ezekiel Bates Lodge for sale on Etsy. After a few discussions with the seller, we were able...

read more
The Masonic Memorial Service

The Masonic Memorial Service

The Masonic Memorial Service Masonic Funeral Service is a solemn and reflective time when masons gather in public and in prayer to bid godspeed to a departed Brother and offer support to the Brother’s family. If a member of your family was a Master Mason and has...

read more

1980-1981 Minutes

1980-1981 Minutes March 12th 1981 Special Communication - Masonic Service Brother John Osterberg March 18th 1981 Regular Communication March 18th 1981 Page 2

read more

David Lee

Worshipful David Lee David Lee was born in Attleboro and lived most of his life there. After graduation from high school he worked at various places until I was 36. It was at time that he started collage.  During that time David had the pleasure to become friends with...

read more

Masonic Funeral Service

Masonic Funeral Service is a solemn and reflective time when masons gather in public and in prayer to bid godspeed to a departed Brother and offer support to the Brother's family. If a member of your family was a Master Mason and has recently passed, please fill out...

read more

The Great Fire in Boston

The Great Fire in Boston Destruction of the Winthrop House and Freemason’s Hall From “The Boston Evening Transcript” ~ April 4, 1864 Boston’s prominent Newspaper ~ 1830-1941 Last night, about 12 o’clock, fire was discovered in a closet under the second flight of...

read more

1983 Officers

1983 Officers Wednesday, January 17th 1883 Members Present 34 Worshipful Master – William J. Thompson Senior Warden – David E. Makepeace Junior Warden – N. Justin Smith Treasurer – Fred J. Mason Secretary – Orville P. Richardson Jr. Chaplain – William H. Hardin...

read more

1884 Officers

1884 Officers Wednesday, January 9th 1884 Members Present 24   Worshipful Master – William J. Thompson Senior Warden – David E. Makepeace Junior Warden – N. Justin Smith Treasurer – Fred J. Mason Secretary – Orville P. Richardson Jr. Chaplain – William H. Hardin...

read more

2005 – 2006 Officers

2005 – 2006 Officers October 15th 2005 Worshipful Master – Roland Bourget Senior Warden – Todd Galarneau Junior Warden – Stephen Urban Treasurer – Robert Baker Secretary – Stephen R. Joseph Marshall – Walter Pawlowski Senior Deacon – Dale Naismith Junior Deacon –...

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1988 – 1990 Officers

1988 – 1990 Officers 7:30 PM Saturday Evening September 24th 1988   Installing Suite: Master of Ceremonies – Right Worshipful Johnny D. Pass Marshall – Worshipful David E. Lee Chaplain – Worshipful Raymond C. Oberg Organist – Robert Phillips Soloist – Right Worshipful...

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1881 – 1882 Officers

1881 - 1882 Officers Monday December 5th 1881 Worshipful Master - Benjamin P. King Senior Warden - William J. Thompson Junior Warden - David E. Makepeace Treasurer - Fred G. Mason Secretary - Orville P. Richardson Chaplain - William H. Hardin Marshall - John Macdonald...

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1881 Officers

1881 - 1882 Officers Wednesday, January 12th 1881 Members Present 26 Visitors - 5 Worshipful Master - Benjamin P. King Senior Warden - William J. Thompson Junior Warden - David E. Makepeace Treasurer - Fred G. Mason Secretary - Orville P. Richardson Chaplain - William...

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2016-2017 Officers

2016 - 2017 Officers Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. Thursday September 22nd 2016 7:00 pm 15 Members, 4 Visitors and 34 Guests Present Worshipful Master - Keith Gobin Senior Warden - David Thompson Junior Warden - Bryan Simmons Treasurer -  Anthony Scherma...

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Our Triangular Assemblies

Our Triangular Assemblies Attleboro ~ Hyde Park ~ Providence Councils How and when did they start? (Research Paper of April 2,  1959) R.I. George M. Ellis Hyde Park Council Illustrious Master 1944-1945 Over the past years, we have heard many Past Illustrious Masters...

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