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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 0f
                                                        Montana.

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







                                                         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
    The Montana Masonic Foundation                     lawyers admitted to practice law
                                                       in Montana on December 4, 1864.
            Invites You To Explore
                                                         These are but a few of the treasures waiting for you to
            Our All New Expanded                       discover at the site of one of Helena’s first gold claims.
                       Museum









    425 N Park Avenue  Helena, Montana
                406 442-7774

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