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The Shriners

Right: Walter Fleming and William Florence were the men who founded the Ancient Arabic Order Noblea Mystia Shrine. These letters are the initials of the words Ancient Arabic Order Noblea Mystia Shrine (see shrine).. They […]

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Scald Miserable Masons

By Bro. John G. Keplinger, Illinois In going through Vol. 2 of Hone’s Everyday Book–published in London in 1827–I found a very interesting account of the procession of “scald miserable masons,” which took place in […]

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Masonic Rosicrucianism

The Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis (Rosicrucian Society of the United States) was formed on September 21, 1880, by three Colleges chartered within the previous ten months by the Society in Scotland. It is entirely […]

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Masonic Presidents

William L. Boyden, P.M., Librarian of the Supreme Council, A.A.S.R., S.J., a Masonic historian of tireless energy and scholarly ability, was author of that classic of the Craft, “Masonic Presidents, Vice Presidents, and signers of […]

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Prince Hall Masonry

Prince Hall Masonry Prince Hall was a prominent citizen of Boston during the American Revolutionary era. He lived from 1735 until 1807 and is the founder of the first Black Masonic Lodge. Hall was freed […]