WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The Free Masons of Mansfield held a special meeting at the historical blockhouse. }}" />

   
 
 
Free Masons Celebrate 200 Years In Mansfield

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 5/21/2014

The Free Masons of Mansfield planned to hold their 200 year celebration Wednesday evening at the historic Mansfield Blockhouse, but postponed due to the rainy forecast. The fraternal organization did however, pay homage to the past by holding a meeting of master Masons at the blockhouse.

The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio granted a dispensation to Master Masons of Mansfield to conduct work back in 1814. These Masons were later granted a charter in 1818 to form Mansfield's first Masonic Lodge No. 35. Today, there are two Masonic Lodges in Mansfield, Lodge 35 and Venus Lodge 152, with a combined membership of more than 800.

The Mansfield Free Masons 200 year celebration, which will include a flag raising ceremony by local Boy Scout troop 121, has been rescheduled for June 4.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The woman accused of causing an accident that killed a motorcyclist on Park Avenue West in Mansfield last July 22nd, has been indicted on nine counts. Full Story
Image1 Charges have been filed against the driver accused of causing a fatal accident Friday in Crawford County. Full Story
 
Image1 United Way of Richland County Director Dan Varn is making the rounds, spreading the message about the importance of this year's campaign, in person. Full Story
Image1 Galion Community Hospital recently made a donation to the Galion Police Department that will be a benefit to Galion Police Officers as well as the Galion Community. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Galion Community Hospital donation helps police department

Four Escape Injury In Rollover Crash

U.S. 30 Advisory Committee Discusses Reconstruction Project

More News