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The History of Hamilton Lodge 144 F. & A. M.

A few short months before submitting a petition to form a new Lodge, a duel occurred between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, resulting in the death of Hamilton (July 12 1804).  Hamilton Lodge 144 was named for Alexander Hamilton. Grand … Continue reading

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Lodge System of Masonic Education (LSOME)

The Grand Lodge of NY offers a course for candidates to help them advance through the degrees.  Originally, the course was offered in text form and was presented before each degree and after the 3rd degree.  A DVD is now … Continue reading

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Henry Crandall: Benefactor or Slum Lord

To the Glens Falls area, Henry Crandall is remembered fondly as a benefactor; Crandall Library, Crandall Street, and Crandall Park are but a few reminders of his legacy. But in the 19th Century, Crandall owned numerous buildings some of which were in disrepair. Continue reading

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Welcome To The Masonic Leader

The Masonic Leader is a new site dedicated to the promotion of Masonic education.  Articles are published in 4 Masonic categories: Education, History, Philosophy, and Symbolism.  The site is open to the public so please keep that in mind when … Continue reading

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