Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon
Massasoit Forest #91 is a strengthened forest from the 1969 Mergers of Providence Forest #91, Blackstone Forest #128 and Massasoit Forest #112. the forests stayed in the Providence area for many years until moving to the Attleboro Masonic Building in 2017 where they are beginning to flourish.
The Forest meets on the 1st Thursday of every month September to June
You can Call our Scribe John Lawson III
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Here is an article by Grand Tall Cedar Anthony Scherma (2018)
“Fun Frolic & Fellowship” is the creed of one the best keep secrets of the Masonic appendant bodies. The Tall Cedars of Lebanon has all the charitable aspects of the Shrine, the whimsicalness of Grotto and the fellowship of blue lodge all blended into its own unique organization. At its best The Cedars is a place for the entire family to come together and enjoy themselves.
The Tall Cedars were born out out of a humorous degree performed in the mid 1840’s called “The Ancient and Honorable Rite of Humility.” It started out in New Jersey before catching on in the neighboring state of Pennsylvania. These two state to this day are still have the highest concentration of forests (lodges) in the country. On March 18, 1902 in Trenton New Jersey Tall Cedars of Lebanon of America was formed. On November 13 1971 the 1st Forest in Canada was charted and the name the order was changed to The Tall Cedars of North America.
Muscular dystrophy fundraising is the main charity they support. In 1951 The Tall Cedar Foundation was formed. It was instrumental in starting the Labour day telethon with Jerry Lewis those of us of a certain age will remember.
Currently the sole Forest For Massachusetts and Rhode Island Masons is Massasoit Forrest #91. After meeting in RI for several years, it relocated to the Attleboro Masonic building a couple of years ago. While it is currently in a revitalization period, the forest brings its history to the Bay state. The forest prides itself on providing a relaxing atmosphere that focus on clean fun for the entire family. One of the active units of the forest is its clown unit. It partakes in several parades a year. While the meetings are kept short the wives/girlfriends are not left in the cold. They can join The Cedarettes the companion group of Massasoit Forrest #91. They assist the forest during the year offering support actives they sponsor during the year.
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