Freemasonry in Brome-Missisquoi

2009-05-06, from Member
Frelighsburg, May 5th, 2009 - Freemasonry has fascinated people for centuries. Would you like to learn a little more about freemasonry in Brome-Missisquoi, particularly in Frelighsburg and its surrounding area?

The Frelighsburg Historical and Patrimonial Society has prepared a small heritage exhibition on Freemasonry to provide at least a few answers. On display are various documents such as photographs, artifacts and even furniture that belong or once belonged to local Masonic lodges. These objects will help lift a corner of the veil that has obscured an organization that is little known to the larger public.

One has to go far back in time, in 15th Century England, to find the roots of Freemasonry. It is not a religion, but a way of life that encourages its members to become better persons, sensitive to the needs of their community.

Freemasonry spread all over America and to the Eastern Townships, of course, at the end of the 18th Century and carries on today with lodges in the villages of Dunham, Stanbridge East and several others.

The exhibition is at the Freilighsburg Art Centre, place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville, and runs from May 16 to 31. You are cordially invited to the opening of the exhibit on May 16 at 11 o’clock. To learn more about the exhibit, please call 450 298-5630.

Source:
Andrée Poulin Potter
450 298-5479
Frelighsburg Historical and Patrimonial Society
46 Principale
Frelighsburg (Québec) J0J 1C0
450-298-1140
 
 

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