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MASKING UPDATE (3/1/22): The D.C. Mayor's office has lifted the indoor masking requirement in most settings, so wearing masks is now optional at the House of the Temple.

What is the Gold Book?

The Gold Book is an actual book that originally travels from place to place throughout the Southern Jurisdiction. Each newly initiated 33rd degree Mason signs the book after receiving the new Honor.