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Constructing America: The Army Corps of Engineers Yesterday and Today

April 24, 2012
April 24, 2012

Join DC Scottish Rite on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 as the Americanism Committee of the Valley of Washington is proud to present:

“Constructing America: The Army Corps of Engineers Yesterday and Today”

Don Wildman, host of Travel Channel’s Off Limits and Mysteries at the Museum, discusses the monumental history of the US Army Corp of Engineers and it’s current slate of mind-boggling projects. Sharing background clips and anecdotes from his series, Wildman paints a fascinating portrait of an organization responsible [...]


63rd Annual Easter Tableaux at Helena Scottish Rite

April 2, 2012
April 2, 2012

The Helena Scottish Rite has presented the Easter Tableaux for the general public in Montana for the past 63 years. The Tableaux depicts the last days of Jesus Christ through a series of historic scenes and actors, using the backdrops of the Scottish Rite. Eight different scenes from the life of Jesus from the Last Supper, all the way to the Ascension, are shown. Changes between scenes will be complimented by music performances.

In the past they had to turn people [...]


The Tree of Life Seminar Series

March 12, 2012
March 12, 2012

The Washington D.C. Scottish Rite, with the District of Columbia College of Masonic Rosicrucians invite you to participate in a seminar on The Tree of Life and the Evolution of Enlightenment. The seminar will be presented in eight sessions, each focusing on the path to Enlightenment according to one mystical tradition, including Kabbalah, Yoga, Sufism, Buddhism, and Esoteric Christianity. Each session will be presented by an internationally-recognized expert in the respective tradition.

Anyone may attend, no Masonic or Scottish Rite affiliation is required. Admission is $25 [...]


Perspectives on American Freemasonry and Fraternalism

March 12, 2012
March 12, 2012

Masonic symposium to be held at the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction’s National Heritage Museum on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Registration is now open for the April 28 symposium at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library in Lexington, Massachusetts.  A registration form can be downloaded here.  Please consider joining us for this exciting day!

The symposium seeks to present the newest research on American fraternal groups from the past through the present day.  By 1900, over 250 American fraternal groups existed, [...]


Knights of St. Andrew Hold First National Gathering

February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012

As the sound of bagpipes reverberated through the marble halls of the Guthrie Scottish Rite Center, more than eighty Knights of St. Andrew from both the Northern and Southern Masonic Jurisdictions joined together in a candle lit processional. That grand march was followed by the knighting of new members marking the end of the first day of the National Gathering.

The pageantry and beauty of the knighting ceremony was but one event in the busy itinerary. In addition, the [...]