Ep 27 Remembering LeRoy Hill

Ep 27 Remembering LeRoy Hill

    We highlighted a past Brother from my lodge a few episodes ago, William McClintock, well today we are going to talk about another, LeRoy Hill.  This Brother was actually the first of the area to die in WWI and passed away in action on a battlefield in France.  We recently got the opportunity to do a joint event with the local Legion Post in honor of Brother Hill. Check out this episode to find out more.   Check out our friends at the Gardner (LeRoy Hill) American Legion Post  http://kslegion19.org/leroy-hill/     ...
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Ep 26 Recap of Masonic Con 2018

Ep 26 Recap of Masonic Con 2018

  Historical Light has not been keeping our intended schedule lately. Some of you know the reasons behind that but never the less we are getting back on track!   Tonight we are doing a recap on my recent trip to Masonic Con 2018 in Attleboro Mass. where I presented this year on the importance of preserving our Masonic History. We are stoked to have friend and Brother W:. Rob Jackson on the show to help us with the recap.  He was also in attendance this year helps provide another view of the event. ...
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Ep 25 The History Behind Le Droit Humain

Ep 25 The History Behind Le Droit Humain

    Sorry yall, we are not spotlighting Masonrytoday.com today but still be sure to go check them out. Recording the intro of today's show while in the hospital waiting room.  You may have heard by now that Brother Angelo Mino who you will see featured in the into of Historical Light was recently diagnosed with stomach cancer and is currently in that fight. Additional to that my younger brother passed away just over a week ago so things have been crazy. I do apologize that we have not been keeping our regular schedule but I hope you can understand why. Tonight we are featuring an interview with Brother and Masonic Author Julian Rees. He is bringing us not only some history behind his publications but a look into the start of the Co- Masonic orders with Le Droit Humain.  This is a very tabu subject for a lot of people but we are not going at this in a debate format instead we are merely taking a look...
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Ep 24 William J. McClintock

Ep 24 William J. McClintock

    What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History John Boyd Dunlop is born in 1840. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=2&new_day=05&new_year=2017   Taking a break from the interviews for today to allow time to show respect to an important name in my lodges history, William J. McClintock.  He started out as a mysterious frame portrait on the wall in the lodge room.  After some time of digging, I was finally able to match the face in that frame to the name of a past master of Gardner who served a collective twelve years in the East of the lodge that we had been missing a photo for.  Join us today as we take a deeper look into Brother McClintock and pay our respect.   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...
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Ep 23 Masonic Genealogy Website

Ep 23 Masonic Genealogy Website

  What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History David Rowland Francis passes away in 1927. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=1&new_day=15&new_year=2017   Today we have R:.W:. Bro. Walter Hunt back on the show who is the Grand Historian for the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts.  He joins us today to go in depth on a website he has spent the last 8 years working on for the benefit of all Masons.  Join us to learn more about this amazing site MasonicGenealogy.com    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! Want your company announced on the show? Contact Alex@HistoricalLight.com for more information on sponsorship slots. 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”...
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Ep 22 Recap of Installation as Master

Ep 22 Recap of Installation as Master

  What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History John Edgar Hoover is born in 1895. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=1&new_day=01&new_year=2015   Today we are recapping the highlights of my installation into the East.   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! As we are nearing 2018 we are accepting applications for new show sponsors.  Contact Alex@HistoricalLight.com for more information. 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,...
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Bro. Powers Installed as Worshipful Master

Bro. Powers Installed as Worshipful Master

Special thanks to the Grand Lodge of Kansas A.F.&A.M. for granting special permission to live stream this event.       Brother Alex Powers has been duly elected as Worshipful Master of Gardner Lodge No. 65 for the year of 2018.  This is a huge honor because 2018 marks the 150th year of Gardner Lodge since being Chartered.  We would love you to join us for this event. If you are not able to join in person then please consider joining us vertally through this special Live Stream hosted by Historical Light.  This is the first time the Grand Master has approved a Live video stream of this public ceremony so the Grand Lodge of Kansas, Gardner Lodge No. 65, and Historical Light are making history through this event.  ...
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Ep 21 Lodge History Documentaries

Ep 21 Lodge History Documentaries

  What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History Leon Abbett passes away in 1894. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=12&new_day=4&new_year=2016 Today we Bro. Mitch Denning out of Tennessee.  He recently headed upa project for a lodge documentary for his lodge (Portland Lodge No. 326) which we preaviously featured in Ep 19.  Brother Denning having a background in film did an amazing job on the project and joins us today to share a bit of the behind the sceens story with us as well as give some insight on how you could go about doing a similar project for your lodges history.  Dont miss out on this one and make sure to connect with Brother Denning as well as Portland Lodge. Find Brother Denning at: Mitch.Denning1@gmail.com Facebook: @mitchdenning Boo McAfee @mdfilms https://www.facebook.com/Portland-Masonic-Lodge-FAM-326-1817871748431469/ https://lodge326.wordpress.com/ In Episode 20 we annouced we were doing a giveaway to celebrate the milestone.  We received many email submissions and truly appreciate all of you for your support and participation.  We plugged all the names into a random name picker online and we...
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Ep 20 History of Freemasonry in Scotland

Ep 20 History of Freemasonry in Scotland

What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe Passes Away in 1935. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=11&new_day=20&new_year=2015 Today we have an amazing chat with Brother Bob Cooper who brings us the history behind Freemasonry in Scotland. This is one you need to see. We do apologize for the video quality of today's episode. Unfortunately Skype got a bad connection during the recording of this interview which resulted in very choppy and frozen video. If you would rather we invite you to check this episode out through the audio podcast version. Stay tuned at we will be having Brother Cooper back on the show very soon to continue the conversation with part two. Find Brother Bob at: www.robertldcooper.org www.grandlodgescotland.com As episode 20 is a big milestone for us and we are so thankful for your continued support we are doing a giveaway! Head on over to the Historical Light Masonic Research Group on Facebook to get your name on the list. We will be pulling a...
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Ep 19 Your Lodges Legacy

Ep 19 Your Lodges Legacy

  What happened in Masonic History Today? Today in Masonic History James Naismith is born in 1861. http://www.masonrytoday.com/index.php?new_month=11&new_day=06&new_year=2016   Today we do not have an interview.  Instead we are featuring a documentary done by our friend and Brother Mitch Denning.  He filmed and directed a top notch history documentary for Portland Lodge No 326.  This is such a great way to capture your lodges legacy and preserve this history which we here at Historical Light push very heavily.  Stayed tuned as we will be having Brother Denning on a future episode for an interview to go deeper into detail on how this can be done for your lodge and get some behind the scene details on this documentary. Bro. Powers was recently at the 2017 Leadership Academy hosted by the Grand Lodge of Kansas and gives some details on this great event as well. Make sure you come back for episode 20 as we will be annoucing a new Brother joining the Historical Light team who will...
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