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Montana Freemason                                         April 2017                                               Volume 93   Number 1  Montana Freemason                                         April 2017                                               Volume 93   Number 1

                   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 0f

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

                                                                    The Grand Masters’ Lion Paw
                                                                signet ring is made of gold mined
                                                                at  Alder  Gulch,  Virginia  City,
                                                                Montana in 1887 by Samuel Word
                                                                who  was  one  of  the  first  lawyers
          The Montana Masonic Foundation                        admitted to practice in Montana on
                                                                December 4, 1864.
                  Invites You To Explore
                                                                  These are but a few of the treasures waiting for you to discover
                  Our All New Expanded                          at the site of one of Helena’s first gold claims.


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