Ep 14 History of Freemasonry in Massachusetts

Ep 14 History of Freemasonry in Massachusetts

  What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History Mark Odom Hatfield passes away in 2011. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=8&new_day=07&new_year=2016   In this episode,  we sit down with Bro. Walter H. Hunt, the Grand Historian for the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts as he brings us to light on the history of Freemasonry within his state.  You are sure to love this episode as Brother Hunt is another one of those guys you could easily chat with for days.  It is clear to see his passion and devotion to the work of the craft. http://massfreemasonry.org/ http://masonicgenealogy.com/ Alex has another big speaking engagement coming soon on August 19th in Topeka, Ks.  He will be presenting at the Midwest Conference on Masonic Education.  This is a large, respected, and quality conference between 13 midwestern Masonic jurisdictions.  This event is rarely held in Kansas and is featuring a pretty epic speaker line up including Bro. Powers as a special lunchtime presenter who will be speaking on the topic “Examining the Craft: Then,...
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Ep 13 Webb Lodge No. 1454

Ep 13 Webb Lodge No. 1454

  Today's show topic: Webb Lodge No. 1454   What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History John Jacob Astor is born in 1763. http://masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=7&new_day=17&new_year=2015   In this episode,  we sit down with Bro. Matthew Fisher for an enjoyable chat on his lodge, their history, and their integration of the communities history as well.  Make sure you catch this interview as it was very enjoyable and informative.  Brother Fisher's great personality and admiration for the Craft definitely shine through and bring a lot to the table this week!   https://www.facebook.com/groups/webblodge1454/ http://www.webblodge.org/ Gardner Lodge members recently attended a meeting at Topeka Lodge No. 17 where Bro. Powers had a speaking engagement giving an informative presentation on the preservation and recovery of lodge history.  Due to several Gardner members being in attendance for this they surprisingly met the requirements to “steal” their Traveling Gavel.  This gavel (see the episode for photos) was released by PGM and current Grand Secretary, Tracy Bloom in honor of his late father. Alex has another big...
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Ep 12 Happy 4th Everyone!

Ep 12 Happy 4th Everyone!

      Today's show topic: Happy 4th Everyone!   What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History George Michael Cohan is born in 1878. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=7&new_day=03&new_year=2015   In this episode,  Today is a short episode. We do not have an interview included due to not having enough time to allow for editing of an episode that size.  However we do touch on the recently passed TMR 300 celebration in Alexandria, VA.  Did you attend? Let us know what you thought!  St. John's day also recently passed. Gardner Lodge celebrated the occasion by having the lodge attend service together followed by a lodge picnic out at the secretary's amazing homestead.  Did you know the finger of St. John the Baptist is right here in Kansas City?!  For ALL this and not much more join us for this week's episode. Afterwards join the conversation on the Facebook group (Historical Light Masonic Research Group).   Historical Light is brought to you in part by Masonic Revival and viewers like you. Be sure to...
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Ep 11 Best of Waco Lodge No. 92

Ep 11 Best of Waco Lodge No. 92

Today's show topic: Best of Waco Lodge No. 92 What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History Nathanael Greene passes away in 1786. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=6&new_day=19&new_year=2016 In this episode,  You will not want to miss this episode as we travel back in time with W. Bro. Robert Marshall and get introduced to some amazing and influential Brothers who were all members of Waco Lodge! We get a rundown of some of his favorite members from the Waco rosters throughout the years.  Bro. Marshall has performed extensive research on the history of his lodge and truly has a passion for it. It was an obvious pleasure to have him back on the show.    Historical Light is brought to you in part by Masonic Revival and viewers like you. Be sure to visit www.MasonicRevival.com to find Quality, Unique, Masonic merchandise that you will be proud to wear. Let’s start a Masonic Revival, Together! Use our Promo code HLIGHT to get FREE shipping! If you enjoy our work here and would like to contribute to the...
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Ep 10 Ezekiel Bates Lodge in Attleboro, MA.

Ep 10 Ezekiel Bates Lodge in Attleboro, MA.

  Today's show topic: Ezekiel Bates Lodge in Attleboro, MA. What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History Josiah Williams Begole passes away in 1896. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=06&new_day=05&new_year=2016 In this episode,  we get to have a great chat with Bro. Bryan Simmons who is the current Junior Warden of Ezekiel Bates Lodge in Attleboro, MA. And the curator of the Attleboro Masonic Museum.  Bryan delivers a well-crafted summary of the grand history of this iconic lodge.  He walks us through the amazing collection they were able to compile of historic items from around their amazing five story Temple.  They have brought these items back to the light of day and giving them a second chance to tell their tale by transforming an old master's office into a first class Masonic Museum.  We also get a chance to get the behind the scene scoop on how Masonic Con came to be and some of the plans for this growing event moving forward. Historical Light is brought to...
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Ep 9 – Kabbalah and Freemasonry Part 1 & Masonic Con 2017 Debriefing

Ep 9 – Kabbalah and Freemasonry Part 1 & Masonic Con 2017 Debriefing

Today's show topic is: Kabbalah and Freemasonry Part 1 & Masonic Con 2017 Debriefing. What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History Donald Jay “Don” Rickles is born in 1926. http://masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=5&new_day=8&new_year=2015 In this episode,  we have the extreme pleasure of interviewing Bro. Greg Kaminsky of the Occult of Personality Podcast on the history between Kabbalah and Freemasonry.  Bro. Kaminsky is a known and respected speaker on this topic.  More than that he is a true gold mine of information.  This episode is part 1 on this subject matter and Bro. Kaminsky will be covering Kabbalah relating to Freemasonry from that of a Christian perspective.  There will be a part 2 later released in which Bro. Kaminsky will join us once again along with another surprise guest and expert who will be taking it back even further to connect the dots by explaining the Kabbalah history from its origin and the Judaic perspective.  Brethren, there will be a ton of light within these...
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Ep 8 Digitization of Lodge History

Ep 8 Digitization of Lodge History

    Today's show topic is the Digitization of your lodge history. What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History George Douglas, 16th Earl of Morton is born in 1761. http://masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=4&new_day=03&new_year=2016 In this episode,  we sit with Brother Robert Marshall from Waco Lodge No. 92 in Waco Texas.  Brother Marshall has done some very extensive and impressive research and digitization of his own lodges history which he has built into a library of a website for his lodge. He shares with us some great idea and meathods to do this very thing with your own lodge history. You will not want to miss out on this grand coversation.  Take out your pens boys and be ready to take notes! Historical Light is brought to you in part by Masonic Revival and viewers like you. Be sure to visit www.MasonicRevival.com to find Quality, Unique, Masonic merchandise that you will be proud to wear. Let’s start a Masonic Revival, Together! Use our Promo code HLIGHT to get FREE shipping! If you...
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Ep 7 The History of Freemasonry in South Korea

Ep 7 The History of Freemasonry in South Korea

Today's show topic is the history of Freemasonry in South Korea. What happened in Masonic History Today? We visit our friends at Masonrytoday.com to learn about the life Bro. Charles Samuel Myers http://masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=3&new_day=13&new_year=2015 In this episode,  we have the pleasure to sit down with W. Bro. Roger Haynes to learn about the history of Freemasonry in South Korea.  You will not want to miss out on the information he brings to the show.   PODCAST LISTENERS:  This episode features a lot of visual aids so for the full effect we suggest to watch the video version when you get the opportunity. Historical Light is brought to you in part by Masonic Revival and viewers like you. Be sure to visit www.MasonicRevival.com to find Quality, Unique, Masonic merchandise that you will be proud to wear. Let’s start a Masonic Revival, Together! Use our Promo code HLIGHT to get FREE shipping! If you enjoy our work here and would like to contribute to the show you can do so on...
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Ep 6 – History of Bro. Oscar Scott Woody

Ep 6 – History of Bro. Oscar Scott Woody

  Historical Light is brought to you in part by Masonic Revival and viewers like you. Be sure to visit www.MasonicRevival.com to find Quality, Unique, Masonic merchandise that you will be proud to wear. Let’s start a Masonic Revival, Together! Use our Promo code HLIGHT to get FREE shipping! If you enjoy our work here and would like to contribute to the show you can do so on our website www.HistoricalLight.com by clicking on the “Support the Show” tab in the main menu then click on “Donate”. You can easily setup a convenient one time or recurring donation to the show. All proceeds received go directly back into the show to help offset the overall costs such as web hosting, audio podcast hosting, equipment upkeep, etc. We sincerely appreciate your patronism and continued support! *What happened in Masonic History Today? We visit our friends at Masonrytoday.com to learn about the life Bro. Harry Cohn. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php... Todays show topic is Bro. Oscar Scott Woody. In this episode we get to...
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Ep 5 – Hancock Lodge No. 311

Ep 5 – Hancock Lodge No. 311

Show Notes: Historical Light is brought to you in part by Masonic Revival and viewers like you. Be sure to visit www.MasonicRevival.com to find Quality, Unique, Masonic merchandise that you will be proud to wear.  Let’s start a Masonic Revival, Together! If you enjoy our work here and would like to contribute to the show you can do so on our website www.HistoricalLight.com by clicking on the “Support the Show” tab in the main menu then click on “Donate”.  You can easily setup a convenient one time or reoccurring donation to the show.  All proceeds received go directly back into the show to help offset the overall costs such as web hosting, audio podcast hosting, equipment upkeep, etc.  We sincerely appreciate your patronism and continued support! *What happened in Masonic History Today?   We visit our friends at Masonrytoday.com to learn about the life of Benjamin Alden Bidlack. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=2&new_day=06&new_year=2016 *We announce the release of the official and Historical Light lapel pin. Our friends over at Masonic...
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