by Jeff Stokes on 01/08/15 at 4:20 am
We present for your further summer reading this in depth article about the Templar traditions and how they arc from the past to the present. The arguments for Masonic foundations being firmly laid by the Order of the Knights Templar in antiquity are numerous. In the previous articles in our summer series on Masonic history we learned about the early formation of the first Grand Lodge. Where the ripple effect from this crusading knightly order have been illustrated for you, this author will provide further clarity into the events which shape our Fraternity today. (more…)
FEBRUARY 1929 THE MOTHER GRAND LODGE III There is a reason for everything, even for a superstition, if we seek far enough to find it. There was a reason, both in the spirit of the age and the state of the Craft, for the “revival” of Masonry in 1717. It was the fad of the day to form […]
JANUARY 1929 THE MOTHER GRAND LODGE II Of “the few Lodges at London,” as the record puts it, who constituted themselves a Grand Lodge in 1717, only four are named. If other lodges were invited, it may be surmised that they either had not been notified of the purpose of the meeting, or if so that they had […]
It is with sadness that we report the passing of esteemed Brother Leon Albury. His work here is done and now he lays down his trowel for the last time. Please join us in celebrating his life and his journey in our Brotherhood. Officers shall be present. All other bodied Brothers are requested in attendance. […]
This summer stay cool with some important Masonic history. Before we come back to light this website will feature a series of articles dealing with our storied history. First up will be a short talk bulletin presented by the Masonic Service Assn. in 1928. We will learn about the early days of organized Masonry at […]
Freemasons of Metro Detroit as well as the public are enthusiastically invited to join in some well deserved summer fun for a good cause! It’s time for the Detroit No. 2 Summer Shindig! This June at Bookies in Detroit we will enjoy fellowship in a grand fashion. We are taking over Bookies and raising money […]
FREEMASONRY AND THE ROMAN COLLEGIA Freemasonry and the Roman Collegia | Chapters of Masonic History by Bro. H.L. HAYWOOD The Builder Magazine, June 1923 – PS Review of Freemasonry The origin of modern Freemasonry has been traced by means of documents and other historical records to guilds of builders in the Middle Ages. These guilds […]
Brethren, this is an exciting year ahead! We are already locked, stocked and loaded with our schedule for this first half of this year. Keep your eyes on the calendar and the Trestleboard this year for everything you need to know. Check back on this website often for new features and all the latest […]
UPDATE: The Valentine’s Day Dinner and Scavenger Hunt has been cancelled due to a lower than anticipated RSVP count.
Greetings brothers. By now our Lodge has held an Installation of Officers, a working practice for all the new stations we are in, and we even got to help a cub scout pack that got all of their money stolen from them. We donated 30 Pinewood Derby cars and some medals for their annual race on […]
Brothers, another year has nearly arrived upon us. We want you to be a part of another year in the storied history of Detroit No. 2. This year’s Installation ceremony is an evening that will be remembered.
Brethren, we have an EA Degree forthcoming. Our Worshipful Master would like everybody who can to come out to one of the last degrees during his current year and show your support in entering these fine men into our esteemed circle. DATE: November 11, 2014 TIME: 7:00 pm in our Lodge room.