100 Facts About Freemasonry!
Did You Know?
- The first permanent Masonic Lodges as we know them today (before the United Grand Lodge of England in 1717) started appearing in the 1600s.
- The oldest known Masonic Lodge room is said to be St John’s Chapel in Edinburgh, Scotland (1736),
- Three out of the four original Lodges that first formed the United Grand Lodge of England are still in existence today.
- In 1749, the first Lodge was constituted in Norway in the city of Christiania (now known as Oslo).
- The highest Masonic Lodge in the world is on top of Cerro de Pasco in Peru, 14,208 feet above sea level.
- To prevent errors, some Grand Lodges have replaced the “black-ball” in the voting system with a black-cube, which would be easier to identify in low light.
- The term “A Beautiful System of Morality, Veiled in Allegory and Illustrated by Symbols” was coined by Samuel Hemming, the first Senior Grand Warden of the United Grand Lodge of England.
- The name Solomon actually means peace. King David (King Solomon’s Father) gave him this name in anticipation of the peaceful years to follow.
- There are 3 known ways one can become a Freemason. These are by association, by becoming an “honorary member” or by being elected and initiated.
These Are Just Some of the Little-Known Facts About Freemasonry You Will Find Inside Our New Book…
Whether you’re brand new to Freemasonry or a salty Past Master…
I’m willing to bet there are things about Freemasonry you never even thought about which you will learn in this book.
Here’s A Fun Little Quiz About Masonic History!
- Where did the “Scottish Rite Degrees” come from?
- Who was the first American-born Freemason?
- How many US Vice-Presidents were Freemasons? (hint: More than there were Presidents)
- Can you name the LOWEST Masonic Lodge? (It’s 750 feet below sea-level)?
- Who the oldest man ever to become a Master Mason was?
- How long did it take for King Solomon’s Temple to be built (and for how many years did it stand?)
- What can you tell me about the special bond between Tennessee, Freemasonry, and US Presidents?
- In which instances are two and a half of the three degrees given to a candidate?
- What’s the real reason Freemasons wear white gloves?
Maybe you know some of the answers to these mysterious questions already, and maybe you don’t but…
If – like me – these odd and unusual little facts tickle your brain, this book was created with you in mind.
“Illustrated by Symbols, and Images”
This book gives you an all-around understanding of the antiquity of Freemasonry, along with all the peculiar facts and trivia points making you…
….the most interesting man at any Lodge you visit!
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