Brother Ernest Borgnine passed away on July 8, 2012 at the age of 95. He was raised in Abingdon Lodge #48, Grand Lodge of Virginia in 1950. Here in his own words are his thoughts on Freemasonry. WHY I AM A MASON – MOUTH TO EAR By Brother Ernest Borgnine, 33˚ Member of Abingdon Lodge #48 Virginia … [Read more...] about Why I Am A Mason – Mouth To Ear
Near George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate? George Washington's apron is on display until next week (May 19th). From the Mt Vernon Patch: The historic site is located 16 miles south of Washington, D.C. and 8 miles south of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Mount Vernon is open seven days a … [Read more...] about George Washington’s Masonic Apron
The Richmond Free Press reports that the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia has settled a lawsuit with the Virginia Prince Hall Shrine. The Shrine in the Prince Hall system has run afoul of Grand Lodges in recent years. The issues across Prince Hall nation revolve around not recognizing the Grand … [Read more...] about Lawsuit Settlement Costs Prince Hall Virginia $300,000
An Historic event took place on September 11, 2010 with the cornerstone laid at the new Judicial Center in Lancaster County Virginia. This is the first time that both The Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free & Accepted Masons of Virginia and the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia … [Read more...] about History in the making
This story slipped under the radar. The burning taper posted on it, but sadly, someone found it distasteful and gave it a thumbs down on King Solomon's agrigator. But really, this raises SO many red flags and questions that it is really impossible to ignore. My questions is how, at his first … [Read more...] about Enough is to much in the Virginia Shrine…
The Palmetto Bug on the Masonic Line has made mention just recently of some of the disparity between internet blogging on the various goings on in the Internet world of late. Specifically the points of the W. Virginia Affair; the Georgia Affair, and the recently reported Virginia Affair which is … [Read more...] about Tempests in tea cups.
Join Masonic Central this Sunday, July 5th at 6pm PDT / 9pm EDT as we meet and talk to Br. Mark Tabbert, who is the Director of Collections at the George Washington Memorial in Alexandria Virginia. As we reflect on the celebration of our nations independence this weekend, where better to turn … [Read more...] about Br. Mark Allen Tabbert on the George Washington Memorial.