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2016 Installation of Scotish Rite Officers

On May 12, 2016, Thursday, at 7:00PM we will gather for our Stated Meeting in the Jena Room. At the same time our gests will be served cocktails in the Dining Room.
Around 7:15PM  a buffet style refreshments will be served. The price for the buffet is $10 per person and you can  register here.
Promptly at 8:00PM the Ceremony of the Installation of the South Bend Valley officers will start in the Cathedral.
Desert and refreshments will be served in the Dining Room, after the Ceremony.
All Scottish Rite Masons and their families are welcome to this event.

Mapping our Photograph Collection - Ymelda Rivera Laxton, Assistant Curator, Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library

The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library in Lexington, Massachusetts, is on HistoryPin. HistoryPin is a social media platform developed to help organizations, communities, and individuals share and map their photographs, videos, and oral histories. The Museum & Library launched its own channel in the summer of 2015 and will continue to populate the site with images from our extensive photograph collection.

Latest & Future Events

Thu Jun 09
Stated Meeting
Thu Jul 14
Stated Meeting

Valley Calendar

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