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Montana Freemason          August 2015                            Volume 91 Number 2

   Behind This Door
Lies A Treasure Trove

        Of Historic
  Montana Artifacts

                                   Meriwether Lewis’Masonic
                                   apron, which he carried
                                   on the Corps of Discovery
                                   trek across the country, is
                                   displayed along with two
                                   paintings depicting the first
                                   Masonic meeting in the
                                   Territory, now the State of

                                     This British drum with
                                   its original drum sticks
                                   was played in both the
                                   Revolutionary and Civil

                                                                                The Grand Masters’ Lion Paw signet ring is made of gold

The Montana Masonic Foundation mined at Alder Gulch, Virginia City, Montana in 1887 by

Invites You To Explore             Samuel Word who was one of the first lawyers admitted to
                                   practice in Montana on December 4, 1864.

Our All New Expanded                  These are but a few of the treasures waiting for you to
                                   discover at the site of one of Helena’s first gold claims.


425 N Park Avenue Helena, Montana  Call for more information: 406 442-7774
         406 442-7774
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