Thoughts of a Masonic “Dinosaur”

Editor’s Note: The author of this insightful article on Illinois Masonic practices seen from a British point of view, our Lodge Brother and Past Master WB Geoffrey Cooper, hardly qualifies as a “dinosaur”! Rather, he is a constant source of up-to-date inspiration and wise guidance. Nonetheless, he chose the title himself, so we’re sticking with it!

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June 17 – Chicago Day at the Illinois Railway Museum

Come join us in Union, Illinois for a special event commemorating the last day of streetcar service in Chicago 56 years ago. Chicago streetcars, trolley coaches, “L” trains, and interurban and commuter trains of the past will be on display and operating. This event is open to all Masons and their families as well. We will meet at the museum at 9:00am. Admission is $14 for adults, $10 for children. Refreshment is available for purchase

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June 24 – Open House Celebrating the 300th Anniversary of Freemasonry

On Saturday, June 24th, Masons around the world will join together to recognize and celebrate the 300th Anniversary of Freemasonry. We will be opening our doors that day and welcoming in anyone who is curious to learn a little more about Freemasonry. Whether you’ve seen our building while walking downtown, have a family member who was a Freemason, or if you want to know if the Dan Brown books and National Treasure are accurate representations

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