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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   f
                                                            Montana.


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







                                                                The  Grand  Masters’  Lion  Paw  w
                                                            signet ring is made of gold mined
                                                            at  Alder  Gulch,  Virginia  City,
                                                            Montana in      by Samuel Word,
                                                            who  was  one  of  the  first  lawyers
                          The                               admitted to practice law in Montana
                                                                                          na
                                                            on December  ,     .
      Montana Masonic  Foundation
                                                               These are but a few of the treasures waiting for you to
         Invites You To Explore Our                         discover at the site of one of Helena’s first gold claims.

        All New Expanded Museum










                  425 N Park Avenue
                    Helena, Montana
                      406 442-7774
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