Page 31 - Montana Freemason Magazine November 2013
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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 painting 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
                                   mined at Alder Gulch, Virigina City, Montana in 1887 by Samuel
        Invites You To Explore     Word who was one of the first lawyers admitted to practice in
                                   Montana on December 4, 1864.
        Our All New Expanded
                                     These are but a few of the treasures waiting for you to discover
        Museum                     at the site of one of Helena’s first gold claims.

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

          406 442-7774   

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