Category Archives: Traveling

Livingston Hills Ferry #236

On Wednesday, Oct 2, Modesto #206’s Sojourners trek’d down to Delhi for a delicious dinner at the Elegant Bull. We then headed a few more miles down 99 to Livingston and joined the brethren at  Livingston Hills Ferry #236 for … Continue reading

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Sojourn to Mosaic #218

September 4th brought good fellowship and an adventure over the Altamont at Mosaic #218 in Livermore.   A lively dinner served to us by their Rainbow Girls. Wives welcomed to dinner as well. Modesto joined Oak Summit and Riverbank and … Continue reading

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Trestleboard – September 2013

Trestleboard for Modesto #206 – September 2013 Busy month – Sept. 4 – Sojourn to Mosaic #218 Livermore 6:15 dinner/ RSVP required; stated 7:30 (all Masons welcome) Sept. 5 – September Stated meeting, dinner 6:30 & meeting 7:30 pm Sept. … Continue reading

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Close friendships, long distances

Masonry unites men of every country, sect and opinion; and causes true friendship to exist among those who might otherwise have remained at a perpetual distance. On Tuesday, July 30th, we were honored by the visit of Wor. Bro. Cecil … Continue reading

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East Belt – Tuolumne #8

On July 9th, a number of sojourners met for dinner in Jamestown and then up to Sonora to visit the East Belt – Tuolumne Lodge #8. What a beautiful lodge! Modesto accompanied Wor. Daley and Sojourners from Oak Summit and … Continue reading

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Fete de la St. Jean

EAs to Past Masters from Modesto #206 sojourned to this year’s Feast of the Holy Saint John, held in accordance with the French Ritual traditionally preserved by La Parfaite Union No. 17. We traveled to the Basque Cultural Center in … Continue reading

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Rafting Trip and BBQ 2013

At its highly anticipated annual event, Modesto #206 braved the elements and enjoyed a wild morning rafting down the ferocious Stanislaus River. Well, maybe not too ferocious. Twelve brothers, their ladies and friends took to the chilly waters bright and … Continue reading

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Relinquished the Traveling Gavel

Wor. Dave Daley returned with a large contingent of our brothers from Oak Summit to retrieve the Traveling Gavel. We were happy to have 16 more brothers to fill the house, but sad to see the gavel go. After a … Continue reading

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Masonic Caves at Volcano

Up near Jackson California is a tiny town called Volcano. Volcano has a Masonic Lodge and a cave that is open to the public. The first meetings of Volcano Lodge were held in these caves.

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Travel to Keystone Lodge #161 in Milton

On April 6, a large contingent of Modesto #206 brethren joined our fellows from Hornitos #98 to make the trip out to Keystone Lodge #161 in Milton. Milton is a very small town east of Stockton. If you blink, you … Continue reading

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