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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 of

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

The Montana Masonic Foundation                                The Grand Masters’Lion Paw signet ring is made of gold
        Invites You To Explore                               mined at Alder Gulch, Virginia City, Montana in 1887 by
        Our All New Expanded
                  Museum                                                                       Samuel Word who was one
                                                                                               of the first lawyers admitted
                                                                                               to practice in Montana on
                                                                                               December 4, 1864.

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

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