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  • CBS: Inside the Secret World of Freemasons
  • Famous Freemasons
  • Friends or Foes
  • Shriner's Hospital
  • Time Capsule 1795

(CBS News) The Square and Compasses are among the traditional tools of stonemasons. They also form the symbol of a group that has been misunderstood and even maligned for many centuries. This morning, Mo Rocca takes us inside.

This story was originally broadcast on December 8, 2013.

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Here are a few video compilations of Famous Freemasons.

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Video by Todd Creason: Friends or Foes?

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The following was provided by Brother Brian Korson, a Canadian brother:


If you haven't already seen this it is worth the time to watch it.

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From Brother Mike Peters:

CONGRATULATIONS to GM Harvey Waugh ,the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts and over 1500 Masons for a job well done !! BOSTON - A time capsule first buried in the Massachusetts Statehouse cornerstone on July 4, 1795 – the 20th anniversary of American independence - will be put back on Wednesday (June 17th), with the same pomp and circumstance that accompanied its first burial.

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Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons

  • Wantagh

    Wantagh Wantagh is a hamlet in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County on Long Island, New York.  Wantagh is known as “The Gateway to Jones Beach”.  The Wantagh area was inhabited by the Merokee (or Merikoke) tribe of the Metoac Indians prior to the first wave of European settlement in the mid-17th century. The […]

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  • GLC 1st Manhattan 2017

    Grand Lecturers Convention First Manhattan March 23, 2017 On March 23, the First Manhattan district hosted the Grand Lecturers Convention.  A dinner meeting at Raymi Restaurant preceded the convention.  The convention was held in the ionic Room on the sixth floor of Grand Lodge.  The Middle Chamber Lecture was the work once again. The MCL […]

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  • Thaddeus Kosciuszko

    Thaddeus Kosciuszko Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura Kościuszko, February, 1746 – October 15, 1817 was a Polish–Lithuanian military engineer and a military leader who became a national hero in Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and the United States.  He fought in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth’s struggles against Russia and Prussia, and on the American side in the American Revolutionary War. […]

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  • GLC 7th Manhattan 2017

    Grand Lecturer Convention 7th Manhattan March 22, 2017 The annual GLC in the 7th Manhattan District was held on March 22.  The convention was held in the Renaissance Room on the 6th floor of Grand Lodge and was hosted by Joseph Warren Lodge 934.  The convention began promptly at 8, immediately following Joseph Warren’s communication. […]

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  • Empire State Building

    The Empire State Building The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located on Fifth Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets in Midtown, Manhattan, New York City. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet, and with its antenna included, it stands a total of 1,454 feet tall.  Its name is derived from the […]

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