Grand Historian's Webpage
"Others have labored before us and we have come into their labors."
This frequently made statement acknowledges the respect we owe to those who
preceded us and who made our lives possible or, at the least, more rewarding.
They are the people who "paved the way" for us. If we feel a sense of respect for
these individuals, then we become the stewards or caretakers of the past — Unknown
This Historian’s webpage was created for those who are casually interested in our masonic history as well as those who are true masonic historians.
It is intended to contain only the masonic history of our Grand Jurisdiction.
Let us remember what divides us from other fraternal organizations – our history, our longevity and our rituals (among others things).
I hope you find something of interest to you and that you enjoy this web page.
Historian's Note No.1:
I am quite well aware of other masonic historians in our Grand Jurisdiction who have worked hard in recording and preserving our masonic history. This web page is intended for them to have a place to display their hard work and gain credit for what they have done.
If you have anything that you believe that would be of interest to other masonic historians, please pass it on to me and I will see that you get full credit for your work (Especially Lodge Histories).
Historian's Note No.2:
No items on this web page are believed to be copyrighted or if you are the author / owner of any items displayed here and you don’t wish to have them displayed - notify me via return e-mail and I will immediately take the appropriate action.
"A knowledge of the past prepares us for the crisis of the present and the challenge of the future." -- We are, in that respect, living the history of our own future. — John F. Kennedy
There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know. — M ∴W∴ Brother Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)
Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend. — Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. — George Santayana (1863-1952)
The disadvantage of men not knowing the past is that they do not know the present. History is a hill or high point of vantage, from which alone men see the town in which they live or the age in which they are living.
— G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
"Your Grand Historian has used freely of the results of the labors of others; in the preparation of this paper he lays claim to no new discoveries, and has brought to light no fact hitherto unknown. His office has been to perform the pleasant task in binding together parts of the stories as told by others."
— Quote from our first Grand Historian,
W∴ William H. Gorham,
St. John's Lodge No.9
Grand Historian, 1908-1923
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