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New England Masonic Lodge from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of New England Masonic Lodge. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created in 1980.
Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.
View looking north on High Street in front of the Masonic Temple in winter. The New England Masonic Lodge was constructed in 1820 and is the oldest Masonic Temple west of the Allegheny Mountains in constant use. Several of Worthington's founders were Masons.
Masonry, or Freemasonry, is a fraternal organization that had its roots in the stonemasons who built the medieval cathedrals in Europe. Dedicated to the ideals of charity, equality, morality and service to God, Masonry in its current form came to America from Great Britain. Prominent members included George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Mozart.
An adjoining Grand Lodge office was built in 1955-1956. The Federal style lodge is now a Masonic museum.
It features the organization Grand Lodge of Ohio F & AM.
It covers the city Worthington.
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 95-G-111. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0083.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 95-G-111.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0083.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 4, 2002. It was last updated November 17, 2017.