Origins of the goat jokes in Masonry Continue reading What’s with the Goat?
Franklin Roosevelt’s speech after seeing his own sons raised. Continue reading Franklin Roosevelt: Giving Thanks the Good Samaritan Way
The story of Prince Hall and how the first lodge of black Americans came to be chartered Continue reading How Prince Hall Received His Charter
A look at how the industrial revolution changed society’s view of women and how Masonic virtues have had a part in retaining cultural tradition. Continue reading Masonic Virtues, Represented by Women
Excerpts from the life of a Prince Hall Grand Master, exemplifying a life well-led. Continue reading Masonic Profile: Samuel T. Daniels
Historically, operative stonemasons were part of a small but real middle class. This put them in a very unique position in their day, which seems to have been primarily tension between wealthy lords, and many poor via the system of serfdom. In this post, we’ll look at some of the economic realities facing operative stonemasons … Continue reading Middle Class Masons, Tumultuous Times
Accidental death, human branding, newspaper fights, and a founding father. History is messy and crazy at times. Continue reading Incredible History: Ben Franklin, Fake Masonry, and Accidental Death