House of the Temple offices will open on a normal schedule, but at reduced capacity, beginning Monday, June 8.
The building, however, will remain closed to visitors & tours until further notice. Please stay safe, & we hope to see you soon.

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House of the Temple Closed until June 8, 2020

May 13, 2020
House of the Temple Closed until June 8, 2020

In compliance with orders from the Office of the Mayor of Washington, DC—closing all non-essential businesses and directing people to stay at home—the House of the Temple will remain closed until Monday, June 8, 2020.

Children’s Language & Literacy Conference (RiteCare SRCLP) New Dates

April 29, 2020
Children’s Language & Literacy Conference (RiteCare SRCLP) New Dates

Please mark your calendars for the NEW (and improved!) date of Wednesday, May 19 to Friday, May 21, 2021 in St. Louis, Missouri.


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Family of Freemasonry Exhibit Adds Shriners and Scottish Rite Displays

The George Washington Masonic National Memorial recently completed The Family of Freemasonry Exhibit with the addition of two displays covering Shriners International and the Scottish Rite.

Valley of Atlanta Honors First Responders with Arthur M. Kaplan Awards

On September 5, 2019, the Scottish Rite Freemasonry Valley of Atlanta Presented the Arthur M. Kaplan Awards at the Atlanta Masonic Center.

Be Kind to Your Wallet—Use Your Digital Membership Card!

“Are you really walking around with a four-inch thick wallet, stuffed with 27 membership cards,” my wife asked as I plunked my wallet down on the dresser.


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