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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
                                                            Montana.

                                                             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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                                                                  www.grandlodgemontana.org
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