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Washington joins Masonic Lodge

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When:
November 1, 2017 @ 10:59 pm – 11:59 pm
2017-11-01T22:59:00-04:00
2017-11-01T23:59:00-04:00
Where:
Fredericksburg Masonic Lodge
300 Hanover St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
USA

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Washington Joins Fredericksburg VA Masonic Lodge

Compiled by Jim Moyer  7/17/2018

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Founders online footnote:

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GW entered the lodge in

Fredericksburg as an

apprentice in Nov. 1752,

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passed Fellowcraft in Mar. 1753,

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and was raised to Master Mason on 4 Aug. 1753.

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Here’s the Fredericksburg VA Lodge

Fredericksburg Lodge No. 4 A. F. & A. M.

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Winchester VA lodge

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Even though GW was in Winchester much of this time,  The Winchester VA Masonic Lodge did not start until 1768.

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See link for President McKinley connection to Winchester VA and see this link for McKinley’s interest in creating a monument to praise Daniel Morgan.

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What Lodge has picture of Dr James Craik?

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A Brief History of Alexandria-Washington Lodge No 22, A. F. & A. M.

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Click on this link and then Ctrl F   to find Craik, and you will see this description of a painting of Dr James Craik:

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10. Painting of Dr. James Craik, born in Scotland in 1730, and said to be the most intimate friend of Washington. Was with Washington in every battle he fought, from Great Meadows to Yorktown, and was with both General Washington and his wife Martha when they breathed their last at Mount Vernon. Was Surgeon-General of the Continental Army, and Director of the Hospital at Yorktown. Died in 1814

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the Holland Masonic Lodge, 7 March 1789

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King David’s Lodge, Newport, Rhode Island, 18 August 1790

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